Entanglement generated by dissipation and steady state entanglement of two macroscopic objects.

@article{Krauter2011EntanglementGB,
  title={Entanglement generated by dissipation and steady state entanglement of two macroscopic objects.},
  author={Hanna Krauter and Christine A. Muschik and Kasper Jensen and Wojciech Wasilewski and J. M. Petersen and Juan Ignacio Cirac and Eugene Simon Polzik},
  journal={Physical review letters},
  year={2011},
  volume={107 8},
  pages={
          080503
        }
}
Entanglement is a striking feature of quantum mechanics and an essential ingredient in most applications in quantum information. Typically, coupling of a system to an environment inhibits entanglement, particularly in macroscopic systems. Here we report on an experiment where dissipation continuously generates entanglement between two macroscopic objects. This is achieved by engineering the dissipation using laser and magnetic fields, and leads to robust event-ready entanglement maintained for… 

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