Abstract

Three different quantifiers, entanglement of formation (ENT), quantum discord (QD), and measurement-induced disturbance (MID), are used to measure the quantum correlations of two qubits in a common squeezed bath. A subspace was found for initial conditions in a squeezed bath, where the system experiences no decoherence. We relate the three measurements with the “distance” from the initial condition to the decoherence free subspace, in order to study the effect of the decoherence in the quantum correlations. We show examples of a system with quantum correlations even when entanglement is null. Furthermore, we study the necessary conditions for the system to become truly classical. We found that, under certain initial conditions and at specific times, the system becomes classical and both the QD and the MID vanish, thus observing the phenomena of sudden death and revival of the quantum correlations. Finally, we observe discontinuities in the QD.

© 2012 Optical Society of America

Full Article  |  PDF Article

References

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Citation lists with outbound citation links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Cited By

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Cited by links are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Figures (7)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Figure files are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Equations (27)

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Equations are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription

Metrics

You do not have subscription access to this journal. Article level metrics are available to subscribers only. You may subscribe either as an OSA member, or as an authorized user of your institution.

Contact your librarian or system administrator
or
Login to access OSA Member Subscription