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Entropy 2015, 17(10), 6969-6994;

Towards Information Lasers

International Center for Mathematical Modeling in Physics, Engineering, Economics, and Cognitive Science, Linnaeus University, Växjö S-35195, Sweden
Academic Editor: Kevin H. Knuth
Received: 11 August 2015 / Revised: 14 September 2015 / Accepted: 29 September 2015 / Published: 16 October 2015
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Recently, the methods of quantum theory (QT), especially quantum information and probability, started to be widely applied outside of physics: in cognitive, social and political sciences, psychology, economics, finances, decision making, molecular biology and genetics. Such models can be called quantum-like, in contrast to real quantum physical cognitive and biological models. Quantum-like means that only the information and probability structures of QT are explored. This approach matches the information interpretation of QT well (e.g., Zeilinger and Brukner, Fuchs and Mermin, D’Ariano), as well as the informational viewpoint on physics in general (e.g., Wheeler’s “it from bit” paradigm). In this paper, we propose a quantum-like model of an information laser by precessing the assumptions on the structure of state spaces of information processors, “information atoms” (i-atoms) and information fields. The basic assumption is the discrete structure of state spaces related to quantization of an information analog of energy. To analyze a possible structure of the state space of i-atoms leading to the possibility to create information lasers, we have to develop a purely information version of quantum thermodynamics. We did this by placing the main attention on the derivation of the conditions for the equilibrium of information exchange between i-atoms and a quantized information field. View Full-Text
Keywords: quantum-like models; information physics; social energy; stimulated amplification; social actions quantum-like models; information physics; social energy; stimulated amplification; social actions

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