Frontiers of Physics

, 15:11602 | Cite as

Tetrapartite entanglement features of W-Class state in uniform acceleration

  • Qian DongEmail author
  • Ariadna J. Torres-ArenasEmail author
  • Guo-Hua SunEmail author
  • Shi-Hai DongEmail author
Research Article


Using the single-mode approximation, we first calculate entanglement measures such as negativity (1–3 and 1–1 tangles) and von Neumann entropy for a tetrapartite W-Class system in noninertial frame and then analyze the whole entanglement measures, the residual π4 and geometric Π4 average of tangles. Notice that the difference between π4 and Π4 is very small or disappears with the increasing accelerated observers. The entanglement properties are compared among the different cases from one accelerated observer to four accelerated observers. The results show that there still exists entanglement for the complete system even when acceleration r tends to infinity. The degree of entanglement is disappeared for the 1–1 tangle case when the acceleration r > 0.472473. We reexamine the Unruh effect in noninertial frames. It is shown that the entanglement system in which only one qubit is accelerated is more robust than those entangled systems in which two or three or four qubits are accelerated. It is also found that the von Neumann entropy S of the total system always increases with the increasing accelerated observers, but the Sκξ and Sκζδ with two and three involved noninertial qubits first increases and then decreases with the acceleration parameter r, but they are equal to constants 1 and 0.811278 respectively for zero involved noninertial qubit.


tetrapartite W-Class state entanglement Dirac field noninertial frames 



We thank the referees for making invaluable suggestions. This work was partially supported by the CONACYT, Mexico under the Grant No. 288856-CB-2016 and partially by 20190234-SIP-IPN, Mexico.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Laboratorio de Informatión Cuántica, CIDETEC, Instituto Politécnico NationalUPALM, CDMXMexicoMexico
  2. 2.Catedrática CONACyT, Centro de Investigatión en Computatión, Instituto Politécnico NationalUPALM, CDMXMexicoMexico

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