Entropy and entanglement in polymer quantization

Tommaso F. Demarie, Daniel R. Terno

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Abstract

Polymer quantization is a useful toy model for the mathematical aspects of loop quantum gravity and is interesting in its own right. Analyzing entropies of physically equivalent states in the standard Hilbert space and the polymer Hilbert space we show that they converge in the limit of vanishing polymer scale. We derive a general bound that relates entropies of physically equivalent states in unitarily inequivalent representations.

Original languageEnglish
Article number135006
Pages (from-to)1-10
Number of pages10
JournalClassical and Quantum Gravity
Volume30
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 7 Jul 2013

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