Functional inequalities and gradient flow for quantum evolution

Analysis Math-Physics Seminar
Topic:Functional inequalities and gradient flow for quantum evolution
Speaker:Eric Carlen
Affiliation:Rutgers University
Date:Wednesday, February 15
Time/Room:1:30pm - 2:30pm/West Building Lecture Hall
Video Link:https://video.ias.edu/mathphysics/2017/0215-EricCarlen

We present joint work with Jan Maas showing that Quantum Markov semigroups satisfying a detailed balance condition are gradient flow for quantum relative entropy, and use this prove some conjectured inequalities arising in quantum information theory.