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Tripartite Entanglement: Foundations and Applications

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Departamento de Física, Universidade Federal do Maranhão, São Luís 65085-580, Maranhão, Brazil
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Departamento de Física, Universidade Federal de Pernambuco, Recife 50670-901, Pernambuco, Brazil
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Universe 2019, 5(10), 209; https://doi.org/10.3390/universe5100209
Received: 29 August 2019 / Revised: 24 September 2019 / Accepted: 1 October 2019 / Published: 9 October 2019
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Quantum Dynamics and Applications)
We review some current ideas of tripartite entanglement. In particular, we consider the case representing the next level of complexity beyond the simplest (though far from trivial) one, namely the bipartite case. This kind of entanglement plays an essential role in understanding the foundations of quantum mechanics. It also allows for implementing several applications in the fields of quantum information processing and quantum computing. In this paper, we review the fundamental aspects of tripartite entanglement focusing on Greenberger–Horne–Zeilinger and W states for discrete variables. We discuss the possibility of using it as a resource to execute quantum protocols and present some examples in detail. View Full-Text
Keywords: quantum mechanics; quantum entanglement; tripartite entanglement; GHZ states; W states quantum mechanics; quantum entanglement; tripartite entanglement; GHZ states; W states
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M. Cunha, M.; Fonseca, A.; O. Silva, E. Tripartite Entanglement: Foundations and Applications. Universe 2019, 5, 209.

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