# Distillation of vacuum entanglement to EPR pairs

@article{Reznik2000DistillationOV, title={Distillation of vacuum entanglement to EPR pairs}, author={B. Reznik}, journal={arXiv: Quantum Physics}, year={2000} }

It is shown that by means of local interactions between a quantized relativistic field and a pair of non-entangled atoms, entanglement can be extracted from the vacuum and delivered to the atoms. The resulting mixed state of the atoms can be further distilled to EPR pairs. Therefore, in principle, teleportation and other entanglement assisted quantum communication tasks can rely on the vacuum alone as a resource for entanglement.

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