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Nielsen's Theorem on characterizing pure state transformations

Yaoyun Shi

The Quantum Information Processing Reading (QIP) Seminar is an informal forum on QIP, organized by members of the Ctools group "qIP Reading Group" , which is open to the U-M community.
Suppose Alice and Bob start with a shared entangled state
|\phi>, what are the states |\psi> that they can obtain
through local quantum operations and classical communication?
Nielsen gave an elegant answer to this question by proving
that the set of |\psi> is precisely those whose vector of
Schmidt coefficients is *majorized* by that of |\phi>.
In this talk I will review this theorem, and discuss open

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