Multipartite entangled coherent states

Xiaoguang Wang, Barry C. Sanders

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    Abstract

    We propose a scheme for generating multipartite entangled coherent states via entanglement swapping, with an example of a physical realization in ion traps. Bipartite entanglement of these multipartite states is quantified by the concurrence. We also compute multipartite entanglement for certain systems. Finally we establish that these results for entanglement can be applied to more general multipartite entangled nonorthogonal states.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)012303-1-012303-7
    Number of pages7
    JournalPhysical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
    Volume65
    Issue number1
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2002

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    Copyright 2002 by The American Physical Society. Reprinted from Physical review A.

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