Recently a new quantum generalization of the Rényi divergence and the corresponding conditional Rényi entropies was proposed. Here, we report on a surprising relation between conditional Rényi entropies based on this new generalization and conditional Rényi entropies based on the quantum relative Rényi entropy that was used in previous literature. Our result generalizes the well-known duality relation H(A|B) + H(A|C) = 0 of the conditional von Neumann entropy for tripartite pure states to Rényi entropies of two different kinds. As a direct application, we prove a collection of inequalities that relate different conditional Rényi entropies and derive a new entropic uncertainty relation.
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Research Article| August 14 2014
Relating different quantum generalizations of the conditional Rényi entropy
Marco Tomamichel, Mario Berta, Masahito Hayashi; Relating different quantum generalizations of the conditional Rényi entropy. J. Math. Phys. 1 August 2014; 55 (8): 082206. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4892761
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