Extension of quantum information theory to curved spacetimes

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Abstract

The representation of measurements by positive operator valued measures and the description of the most general state transformations by means of completely positive maps are two basic concepts of quantum information theory. These concepts can be trivially extended to field theories in curved spacetime if all the representations of canonical commutation or anticommutation relations are unitarily equivalent. We show that both concepts can be applied even when there is no such unitary equivalence.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of Quantum theory
Subtitle of host publicationreconsideration of foundations
EditorsA. Khrennikov
Place of PublicationSweden
PublisherVaxjo University Press
Pages397-403
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 2002
EventQuantum theory: reconsideration of foundations - Vaxjo, Sweden
Duration: 17 Jun 200121 Jun 2001

Conference

ConferenceQuantum theory: reconsideration of foundations
CountrySweden
CityVaxjo
Period17/06/0121/06/01

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    Terno, D. R. (2002). Extension of quantum information theory to curved spacetimes. In A. Khrennikov (Ed.), Proceedings of Quantum theory: reconsideration of foundations (pp. 397-403). Sweden: Vaxjo University Press.