Letters in Mathematical Physics

, Volume 47, Issue 2, pp 189–196

A General No-Cloning Theorem

  • Göran Lindblad

DOI: 10.1023/A:1007581027660

Cite this article as:
Lindblad, G. Letters in Mathematical Physics (1999) 47: 189. doi:10.1023/A:1007581027660


A simple theorem is proved which has most of the known no-cloning and no-broadcasting results as corollaries. It also implies the standard restrictions on measuring non-commuting observables.

quantum measurement quantum cloning. 

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