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Entropy 2010, 12(5), 1194-1245; doi:10.3390/e12051194
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Quantum Entropy and Its Applications to Quantum Communication and Statistical Physics

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Department of Information Sciences, Tokyo University of Science, Noda City, Chiba 278-8510, Japan
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Received: 10 February 2010 / Accepted: 30 April 2010 / Published: 7 May 2010
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Entropy and Information)
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Abstract

Quantum entropy is a fundamental concept for quantum information recently developed in various directions. We will review the mathematical aspects of quantum entropy (entropies) and discuss some applications to quantum communication, statistical physics. All topics taken here are somehow related to the quantum entropy that the present authors have been studied. Many other fields recently developed in quantum information theory, such as quantum algorithm, quantum teleportation, quantum cryptography, etc., are totally discussed in the book (reference number 60).
Keywords: quantum entropy; quantum information quantum entropy; quantum information
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Ohya, M.; Watanabe, N. Quantum Entropy and Its Applications to Quantum Communication and Statistical Physics. Entropy 2010, 12, 1194-1245.

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