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Isaac Newton Institute for Mathematical Sciences

Delocalized quantum nonlocality

Presenter: Yeong-Cherng Liang (EHZ Zurich, University of Geneva)

Co-authors: Florian Curchod (University of Geneva), Nicolas Gisin (University of Geneva)


It is well-known that multipartite entanglement has a considerably richer structure than its bipartite counterpart. For instance, already in the tripartite setting, one can find entangled quantum state that is separable with respect to all bipartitions --- this gives rise to some kind of "invisible entanglement" since the entanglement cannot be associated with any subset of the parties. Here, we present a four-partite analog of this phenomenon at the level of correlations (probability distributions). In particular, we provide an example of four-partite quantum probability distributions where all the tripartite marginals are provably local (in the sense of non-Bell-inequality-violating) but where the four-partite distributions can be shown to exhibit genuine three-way nonlocality.