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Revealing quantum steering using entropy: The EPR paradox meets information theory

The development of quantum information science owes much of it's philosophical foundation to Einstein, Podolsky and Rosen who pointed out the following curious effect: Sufficiently entangled systems can experience non-local collapse of the wave-function. I'll briefly review how this effect is discussed and applied in modern studies and show how concepts from information theory can be used to clearly identify the presence of quantum steering in a wide variety of quantum systems using nearly any type of measurement configuration. I'll present the results of numerical studies which suggest the existence of so-called 'one-way' steerable quantum states. Finally, I'll discuss a pair of experiments in which these methods have been applied.