International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 58, Issue 12, pp 4184–4193 | Cite as

Restoration of Coherence by Local PT-Symmetric Operator

  • Xiao-Gang Fan
  • Wen-Yang Sun
  • Dong Wang
  • Liu YeEmail author


In this work, we mainly investigate effect of PT-symmetric operation on the dynamics of the relative entropy of coherence for a two-level system within non-Markovian environments, and put forward a feasible physical scheme to recover coherence by means of optimal PT-symmetric operation. The results show that the damaged quantum coherence can be restored to a large extent. Furthermore, the freezing phenomenon of the coherence can be detected by using the optimal PT-symmetric operation strength within the non-Markovian environments.


PT-symmetric operator Relative entropy of coherence Non-Markovian environments 



This work was supported by the National Science Foundation of China (Grant Nos. 11575001, 61601002 and 11847020), Anhui Provincial Natural Science Foundation (Grant No. 1508085QF139) and Natural Science Foundation of Education Department of Anhui Province (Grant No. KJ2016SD49), and also the fund from CAS Key Laboratory of Quantum Information (Grant No. KQI201701).


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xiao-Gang Fan
    • 1
  • Wen-Yang Sun
    • 1
  • Dong Wang
    • 1
    • 2
  • Liu Ye
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.School of Physics & Material ScienceAnhui UniversityHefeiChina
  2. 2.CAS Key Laboratory of Quantum InformationUniversity of Science and Technology of ChinaHefeiChina

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