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Galois algebras of squeezed quantum phase states

Abstract : Coding, transmission and recovery of quantum states with high security and efficiency, and with as low fluctuations as possible, is the main goal of quantum information protocols and their proper technical implementations. The paper deals with this topic, focusing on the quantum states related to Galois algebras. We first review the constructions of complete sets of mutually unbiased bases in a Hilbert space of dimension q = pm, with p being a prime and m a positive integer, employing the properties of Galois fields Fq (for p > 2) and/or Galois rings of characteristic four R4m (for p = 2). We then discuss the Gauss sums and their role in describing quantum phase fluctuations. Finally, we examine an intricate connection between the concepts of mutual unbiasedness and maximal entanglement.
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Michel Planat, Metod Saniga. Galois algebras of squeezed quantum phase states. Journal of Optics B, 2005, 7, pp.S484-S489. ⟨10.1088/1464-4266/7/12/008⟩. ⟨hal-00013307⟩

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