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Quantum Darwinism and the spreading of classical information in non-classical theories

Quantum Darwinism and the spreading of classical information in non-classical theories

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środa, 5 maja 2021 roku, 10:16

 

 

Zapraszamy w środę 20.01.2021 o godz. 14:00 na seminarium.

Seminarium ONLINE pod tytułem: "Quantum Darwinism and the spreading of classical information in non-classical theories" poprowadzi  Roberto D. Baldijão (State University of Campinas, IQOQI Vienna)

Abstract: Quantum Darwinism posits that the emergence of a classical reality relies on the spreading of classical information from a quantum system to many parts of its environment. But what are the essential physical principles of quantum theory that make this mechanism possible? We address this question by formulating the simplest instance of Darwinism -- CNOT-like fan-out interactions -- in a class of probabilistic theories that contain classical and quantum theory as special cases. We determine necessary and sufficient conditions for any theory to admit such interactions. We find that every non-classical theory that admits this spreading of classical information must have both entangled states and entangled measurements. Furthermore, we show that Spekkens' toy theory admits this form of Darwinism, and so do all probabilistic theories that satisfy principles like strong symmetry, or contain a certain type of decoherence processes. Our result suggests the counterintuitive general principle that in the presence of local non-classicality, a classical world can only emerge if this non-classicality can be "amplified" to a form of entanglement.