Proof of the strong subadditivity of quantum-mechanical entropy

Elliott H. Lieb, Mary Beth Ruskai

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Abstract

We prove several theorems about quantum-mechanical entropy, in particular, that it is strongly subadditive.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1938-1941
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Mathematical Physics
Volume14
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1973

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Statistical and Nonlinear Physics
  • Mathematical Physics

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