# The binegativity of two qubits

We introduce a new entanglement measure for two-qubit states that we call the binegativity. This new measure is compared to the concurrence and negativity, the only other known entanglement measures that can be computed analytically for all two-qubit states. The ordering of entangled two-qubit mixed states induced by the binegativity is distinct from the ordering determined by previously known measures, yielding new insights into the structure of entangled mixed states of two qubits. In addition, we also provide a simple, alternate proof of a known fact related to the binegativity of two qubits.

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**Affiliations:**

^{1}Department of Physics, The Icfai Foundation for Higher Education, Department of Physics, The University of Texas at Arlington,

^{2}Department of Physics, The University of Texas at Arlington,

^{3}Department of Physics, The University of Texas at Arlington

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