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May 22, 2019

Physicists propose a second level of quantization for quantum Shannon theory

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Information theory, which was developed by Claude Shannon starting in the late 1940s, deals with questions such as how quickly information can be sent over a noisy communications channel. Both the information carriers (e.g., photons) and the channel (e.g., optical fiber cable) are assumed to be clas…

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