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A classical channel model for gravitational decoherence

Published

Author(s)

Jacob M. Taylor, Dvir Kafri, G J. Milburn

Abstract

We show that, by treating the gravitational interaction between two mechanical resonators as a classical measurement channel, a gravitational decoherence model results that is equivalent to a model first proposed by Diosi. The resulting decoherence model implies that the classically mediated gravitational interaction between two gravitationally coupled resonators cannot create entanglement. The gravitational decoherence rate ( and the complementary heating rate) is of the order of the gravitationally induced normal mode splitting of the two resonators.
Citation
New Journal of Physics
Volume
16

Keywords

quantum communication, optomechanics, quantum feedback

Citation

Taylor, J. , Kafri, D. and Milburn, G. (2014), A classical channel model for gravitational decoherence, New Journal of Physics, [online], https://doi.org/10.1088/1367-2630/16/6/065020 (Accessed November 30, 2021)
Created June 26, 2014, Updated November 10, 2018