Simple class of bound entangled states based on the properties of the antisymmetric subspace

Enrico Sindici, Marco Piani

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We provide a simple construction of bipartite entangled states that are positive under partial transposition, and hence undistillable. The construction makes use of the properties of the projectors onto the symmetric and antisymmetric subspaces of the Hilbert space of two identical systems. The resulting states can be considered as generalizations of the celebrated Werner states.
Original languageEnglish
Article number032319
Number of pages5
JournalPhysical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics
Early online date16 Mar 2018
Publication statusE-pub ahead of print - 16 Mar 2018


  • quantum information processing
  • entanglement
  • bipartite entanglement

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