# Entropic uncertainty relations and their applications

@article{Coles2017EntropicUR, title={Entropic uncertainty relations and their applications}, author={Patrick J. Coles and Mario Berta and Marco Tomamichel and Stephanie Wehner}, journal={Reviews of Modern Physics}, year={2017}, volume={89}, pages={015002} }

Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle forms a fundamental element of quantum mechanics. Uncertainty relations in terms of entropies were initially proposed to deal with conceptual shortcomings in the original formulation of the uncertainty principle and, hence, play an important role in quantum foundations. More recently, entropic uncertainty relations have emerged as the central ingredient in the security analysis of almost all quantum cryptographic protocols, such as quantum key distribution and…

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