# Resource-theoretic approach to vectorial coherence.

@article{Bosyk2018ResourcetheoreticAT, title={Resource-theoretic approach to vectorial coherence.}, author={Gustavo M. Bosyk and Guido Bellomo and Alfredo Luis}, journal={Optics letters}, year={2018}, volume={43 7}, pages={ 1463-1466 } }

We propose a formal resource-theoretic approach to assess the coherence between partially polarized electromagnetic fields. From this framework, we identify two resource theories for the vectorial coherence: polarization-sensitive coherence and polarization-insensitive coherence. For each theory, we find the set of incoherent states and a class of operations that preserve this set (i.e., the incoherent operations). Both resource theories are endowed with a certain preorder relation that…

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