Dynamics of the area law of entanglement entropy

  title={Dynamics of the area law of entanglement entropy},
  author={Stefan Leichenauer and Mudassir Moosa and Michael Smolkin},
  journal={Journal of High Energy Physics},
A bstractWe study the evolution of the universal area law of entanglement entropy when the Hamiltonian of the system undergoes a time dependent perturbation. In particular, we derive a general formula for the time dependent first order correction to the area law under the assumption that the field theory resides in a vacuum state when a small time-dependent perturbation of a relevant coupling constant is turned on. Using this formula, we carry out explicit calculations in free field theories… 

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