Quantum Information Processing

, Volume 15, Issue 7, pp 2771–2784 | Cite as

The creation of quantum correlation and entropic uncertainty relation in photonic crystals

  • Xue-Min Bai
  • Ning Wang
  • Jun-Qi LiEmail author
  • J.-Q. Liang


We investigate the dynamic creation of quantum correlation and entropic uncertainty relation (EUR) in a system of two non-interacting qubits, which are initially prepared in a classically correlated state and subject to the independent radiation in an isotropic or anisotropic photonic bandgap (PBG) crystal environment. It is shown that the detuning condition and environmental structure play a crucial role in controlling the emergence of geometric quantum discord (GQD) and one-norm GQD. In addition, the remarkable similarities and differences for quantum correlation in two PBG environments are also analyzed in detail. Finally, we explore the time evolution of EUR in our model under the influence of PBG environment and present some interesting results.


Quantum correlation Environment Entropic uncertainty relation 



This work was supported by the Natural Science Foundation of China under Grants Nos. 11105087, 61275210, 11275118, 11404198 and Scientific and Technological Innovation Programs of Higher Education Institutions in Shanxi (STIP) under Grant No. 2014102.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Xue-Min Bai
    • 1
  • Ning Wang
    • 1
  • Jun-Qi Li
    • 1
    Email author
  • J.-Q. Liang
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical PhysicsShanxi UniversityTaiyuanChina

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