OPEN QUANTUM DYNAMICS: COMPLETE POSITIVITY AND ENTANGLEMENT

@article{Benatti2005OPENQD,
  title={OPEN QUANTUM DYNAMICS: COMPLETE POSITIVITY AND ENTANGLEMENT},
  author={Fabio Benatti and Roberto Floreanini},
  journal={International Journal of Modern Physics B},
  year={2005},
  volume={19},
  pages={3063-3139}
}
We review the standard treatment of open quantum systems in relation to quantum entanglement, analyzing, in particular, the behavior of bipartite systems immersed in the same environment. We first focus upon the notion of complete positivity, a physically motivated algebraic constraint on the quantum dynamics, in relation to quantum entanglement, i.e. the existence of statistical correlations which can not be accounted for by classical probability. We then study the entanglement power of heat… 

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