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Unscrambling the physics of out-of-time-order correlators

Quantitative tools for measuring the propagation of information through quantum many-body systems, originally developed to study quantum chaos, have recently found many new applications from black holes to disordered spin systems.

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Fig. 1: Schematic of the growth of operators with time.

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Swingle, B. Unscrambling the physics of out-of-time-order correlators. Nature Phys 14, 988–990 (2018). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-018-0295-5

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