Four-qubit entanglement classification from string theory

L. Borsten, D. Dahanayake, M. J. Duff, A. Marrani, W. Rubens

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We invoke the black-hole-qubit correspondence to derive the classification of four-qubit entanglement. The U-duality orbits resulting from timelike reduction of string theory from D=4 to D=3 yield 31 entanglement families, which reduce to nine up to permutation of the four qubits.

Original languageEnglish
Article number100507
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2 Sept 2010


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