Foundations of Physics

, Volume 46, Issue 7, pp 804–814 | Cite as

Remote State Preparation for Quantum Fields

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Abstract

Remote state preparation is generation of a desired state by a remote observer. In spite of causality, it is well known, according to the Reeh–Schlieder theorem, that it is possible for relativistic quantum field theories, and a “physical” process achieving this task, involving superoscillatory functions, has recently been introduced. In this work we deal with non-relativistic fields, and show that remote state preparation is also possible for them, hence obtaining a Reeh–Schlieder-like result for general fields. Interestingly, in the nonrelativistic case, the process may rely on completely different resources than the ones used in the relativistic case.

Keywords

Remote state preparation Quantum fields Superoscillations Reeh-Schlieder theorem 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Physics and Astronomy, Raymond and Beverly Sackler Faculty of Exact SciencesTel Aviv UniversityTel AvivIsrael
  2. 2.Max-Planck-Institut für QuantenoptikGarching bei MünchenGermany

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