When Is an Area Law Not an Area Law?
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Department of Physics, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195-1560, USA
Department of Physics, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY 13244-1130, USA
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Received: 12 April 2016 / Revised: 8 June 2016 / Accepted: 14 June 2016 / Published: 24 June 2016
Entanglement entropy is typically proportional to area, but sometimes it acquires an additional logarithmic pre-factor. We offer some intuitive explanations for these facts.
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Chandran, A.; Laumann, C.; Sorkin, R.D. When Is an Area Law Not an Area Law? Entropy 2016, 18, 240.
Chandran A, Laumann C, Sorkin RD. When Is an Area Law Not an Area Law? Entropy. 2016; 18(7):240.
Chandran, Anushya; Laumann, Chris; Sorkin, Rafael D. 2016. "When Is an Area Law Not an Area Law?" Entropy 18, no. 7: 240.
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