# Colloquium: quantum coherence as a resource

@article{Streltsov2016ColloquiumQC, title={Colloquium: quantum coherence as a resource}, author={Alexander Streltsov and Gerardo Adesso and Martin Bodo Plenio}, journal={Reviews of Modern Physics}, year={2016}, volume={89}, pages={041003} }

The coherent superposition of states, in combination with the quantization of observables, represents one of the most fundamental features that mark the departure of quantum mechanics from the classical realm. Quantum coherence in many-body systems embodies the essence of entanglement and is an essential ingredient for a plethora of physical phenomena in quantum optics, quantum information, solid state physics, and nanoscale thermodynamics. In recent years, research on the presence and…

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