STU attractors from vanishing concurrence

Péter Lévay, Szilárd Szalay

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Concurrence is an entanglement measure characterizing the mixed state bipartite correlations inside of a pure state of an n-qubit system. We show that after organizing the charges and the moduli in the STU model of N=2, d=4 supergravity to a three-qubit state, for static extremal spherically symmetric Bogomolny-Prasad-Sommerfield (BPS) black-hole solutions the vanishing condition for all of the bipartite concurrences on the horizon is equivalent to the attractor equations. As a result of this, the macroscopic black hole entropy given by the three-tangle can be reinterpreted as a linear entropy characterizing the pure state entanglement for an arbitrary bipartite split. Both for the BPS and non-BPS cases, explicit expressions for the concurrences are obtained, with their vanishing on the horizon is demonstrated.

Original languageEnglish
Article number045005
JournalPhysical Review D - Particles, Fields, Gravitation and Cosmology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - Feb 3 2011


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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