The Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox: from concepts to applications

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Title The Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox: from concepts to applications
Author Reid, M. D.; Drummond, P. D.; Bowen, W. P.; Cavalcanti, Eric Gama; Lam, P. K.; Bachor, H. A.; Andersen, U. L.; Leuchs, G.
Journal Name Reviews of Modern Physics
Year Published 2009
Place of publication Ridge, NY
Publisher American Physical Society
Abstract This Colloquium examines the field of the Einstein, Podolsky, and Rosen (EPR) gedanken experiment, from the original paper of Einstein, Podolsky, and Rosen, through to modern theoretical proposals of how to realize both the continuous-variable and discrete versions of the EPR paradox. The relationship with entanglement and Bell's theorem are analyzed, and the progress to date towards experimental confirmation of the EPR paradox is summarized, with a detailed treatment of the continuous-variable paradox in laser-based experiments. Practical techniques covered include continuous-wave parametric amplifier and optical fiber quantum soliton experiments. Current proposals for extending EPR experiments to massive-particle systems are discussed, including spin squeezing, atomic position entanglement, and quadrature entanglement in ultracold atoms. Finally, applications of this technology to quantum key distribution, quantum teleportation, and entanglement swapping are examined.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Alternative URI
Volume 81
Issue Number 4
Page from 1727
Page to 1751
ISSN 0034-6861
Date Accessioned 2010-03-04
Language en_AU
Faculty Faculty of Science, Environment, Engineering and Technology
Subject Quantum Information, Computation and Communication; Quantum Optics; Quantum Physics
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1a

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