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Communications in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 328, Issue 1, pp 285–301 | Cite as

Hypercontractivity for Semigroups of Unital Qubit Channels

  • Christopher KingEmail author
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Abstract

Hypercontractivity is proved for products of qubit channels that belong to self-adjoint semigroups. The hypercontractive bound gives necessary and sufficient conditions for a product of the form \({e^{-t_1 H_1}\otimes \cdots \otimes e^{- t_n H_n}}\) to be a contraction from L p to L q , where L p is the algebra of 2 n -dimensional matrices equipped with the normalized Schatten norm, and each generator H j is a self-adjoint positive semidefinite operator on the algebra of 2-dimensional matrices. As a particular case the result establishes the hypercontractive bound for a product of qubit depolarizing channels.

Keywords

Quantum Channel Logarithmic Sobolev Inequality Complete Positivity Unitary Invariance Noisy Quantum Channel 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MathematicsNortheastern UniversityBostonUSA

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