Quantum Fisher information for periodic and quasiperiodic anisotropic XY chains in a transverse field

Quantum Fisher information for periodic and quasiperiodic anisotropic XY chains in a transverse... In this work, the concept of quantum Fisher information (QFI) is used to characterize the quantum transitions and factorization transitions in one-dimensional anisotropic XY models with periodic coupling interaction and quasiperiodic one. For the periodic-two model, it is found that the Ising transition and anisotropic transition can be distinctively illustrated by the evolution of QFI and its first-order derivatives, confirmed additionally by the scaling behavior. For the quasiperiodic Fibonacci chain, the number of quantum phase transitions increases from one to the lth Fibonacci number $$F_{l}$$ F l when the anisotropic parameter $$\gamma $$ γ approaches zero. The phase diagram for the approximant $$F_{l}=8 $$ F l = 8 is derived as an example. In addition, the factorization transition in the two models can be marked by the correlation quantity defined from the QFI. The present work demonstrates the implication of the QFI as a general fingerprint to characterize the quantum transitions and factorization transitions. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Quantum Information Processing Springer Journals

Quantum Fisher information for periodic and quasiperiodic anisotropic XY chains in a transverse field

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 by Springer Science+Business Media New York
Subject
Physics; Quantum Information Technology, Spintronics; Quantum Computing; Data Structures, Cryptology and Information Theory; Quantum Physics; Mathematical Physics
ISSN
1570-0755
eISSN
1573-1332
D.O.I.
10.1007/s11128-015-1237-0
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Abstract

In this work, the concept of quantum Fisher information (QFI) is used to characterize the quantum transitions and factorization transitions in one-dimensional anisotropic XY models with periodic coupling interaction and quasiperiodic one. For the periodic-two model, it is found that the Ising transition and anisotropic transition can be distinctively illustrated by the evolution of QFI and its first-order derivatives, confirmed additionally by the scaling behavior. For the quasiperiodic Fibonacci chain, the number of quantum phase transitions increases from one to the lth Fibonacci number $$F_{l}$$ F l when the anisotropic parameter $$\gamma $$ γ approaches zero. The phase diagram for the approximant $$F_{l}=8 $$ F l = 8 is derived as an example. In addition, the factorization transition in the two models can be marked by the correlation quantity defined from the QFI. The present work demonstrates the implication of the QFI as a general fingerprint to characterize the quantum transitions and factorization transitions.

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Quantum Information ProcessingSpringer Journals

Published: Jan 12, 2016

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