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Rényi Divergences, Bures Geometry and Quantum Statistical Thermodynamics

Department of Physics, Koç University, İstanbul 34450, Turkey
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Academic Editor: Ignazio Licata
Entropy 2016, 18(12), 455;
Received: 22 November 2016 / Revised: 14 December 2016 / Accepted: 16 December 2016 / Published: 19 December 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Entropy in Quantum Systems and Quantum Field Theory (QFT))
The Bures geometry of quantum statistical thermodynamics at thermal equilibrium is investigated by introducing the connections between the Bures angle and the Rényi 1/2-divergence. Fundamental relations concerning free energy, moments of work, and distance are established. View Full-Text
Keywords: thermodynamics; quantum entropies; geometry thermodynamics; quantum entropies; geometry
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Hardal, A.Ü.C.; Müstecaplıoğlu, Ö.E. Rényi Divergences, Bures Geometry and Quantum Statistical Thermodynamics. Entropy 2016, 18, 455.

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