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Entropy 2016, 18(12), 455;

Rényi Divergences, Bures Geometry and Quantum Statistical Thermodynamics

Department of Physics, Koç University, İstanbul 34450, Turkey
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Academic Editor: Ignazio Licata
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))
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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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