Disentanglement and quantum states transitions dynamics in spin-qutrit systems: dephasing random telegraph noise and the relevance of the initial state

  • Tsamouo Tsokeng Arthur
  • Tchoffo Martin
  • Lukong Cornelius Fai


Using negativity and realignment criterion as quantifiers of free and bound entanglements respectively, we present in details the analytical study of the entanglements and quantum states transitions dynamics in a two-qutrit system driven by dephasing random telegraph noise channel(s). Both collective and independent system–environment couplings as well as the Markovian and the non-Markovian regimes of the noise channel(s) are considered. Two non-equivalent initial states and their locally equivalent through a local unitary operation (LUO) are also considered. We demonstrate a stronger entanglement under independent Markovian environments than with a collective one; meanwhile, for the non-Markovian regime, entanglement is stronger under a collective environment than with independent ones. States transitions as well as the (re)activation of bound entanglement (for initially free entangled states) can be found for a specific class of initial states, but can, however, be avoided by means of a LUO on the initial state. While unavoidable disentanglement occurs for independents coupling, we demonstrate the possibility of indefinite free entanglement survival in the qutrit system under a common environment by converting the initial entangled state using the local unitary operation.


Qutrit Entanglement State transitions Dephasing Random telegraph noise 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tsamouo Tsokeng Arthur
    • 1
  • Tchoffo Martin
    • 1
  • Lukong Cornelius Fai
    • 1
  1. 1.Mesoscopic and Multilayer Structures Laboratory, Department of Physics, Faculty of ScienceUniversity of DschangDschangCameroon

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