Reverse Coherent Information

Raul Garcia-Patron Sanchez, Stefano Pirandola, Seth Lloyd, Jeffrey H. Shapiro

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In this Letter we define a family of entanglement distribution protocols assisted by feedback classical communication that gives an operational interpretation to reverse coherent information, i.e., the symmetric counterpart of the well-known coherent information. This leads to the definition of a new entanglement distribution capacity that exceeds the unassisted capacity for some interesting channels.
Original languageEnglish
Article number210501
Number of pages4
JournalPhysical Review Letters
Volume102
Issue number21
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 29 May 2009

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