publication . Article . Preprint . 2004

Quantum information and general relativity

Asher Peres;
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  • Published: 21 May 2004 Journal: Fortschritte der Physik, volume 52, pages 1,052-1,055 (issn: 0015-8208, eissn: 1521-3978, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Wiley
Abstract
The Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox (1935) is reexamined in the light of Shannon's information theory (1948). The EPR argument did not take into account that the observers' information was localized, like any other physical object. General relativity introduces new problems: there are horizons which act as one-way membranes for the propagation of quantum information, in particular black holes which act like sinks.
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arXiv: General Relativity and Quantum Cosmology
free text keywords: Quantum Physics, Space time, General relativity, Theoretical physics, Physics, Information theory, Quantum information

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