Quantum Discord and Geometry for a Class of Two-qubit States
Bo Li, Zhi-Xi Wang,and Shao-Ming Fei
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Submission date: 01. Feb. 2011
published in: Physical review / A, 83 (2011) 2, art-no. 022321
DOI number (of the published article): 10.1103/PhysRevA.83.022321
PACS-Numbers: 03.67.Mn, 03.65.Ud, 03.65.Yz
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We study the level surfaces of quantum discord for a class of two-qubit states with parallel nonzero Bloch vectors. The dynamic behavior of quantum discord under decoherence is investigated. It is shown that a class of X states has sudden transition between classical and quantum decoherence. Our results include the ones in [Phys. Rev. Lett. 105. 150501] as a special case and show new pictures and structures of quantum discord.