## Quantum Optics

*John Garrison and Raymond Chiao*

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- September 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780198508861
- eISBN:
- 9780191708640
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508861.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

Quantum optics is the field of physics describing the interaction of individual photons with matter, but in recent years it has expanded beyond pure physics to become an important driving force for ... More

## Crossing Paths: Schubert, Schumann, and Brahms

*John Daverio*

- Published in print:
- 2002
- Published Online:
- May 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780195132960
- eISBN:
- 9780199867059
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132960.001.0001
- Subject:
- Music, History, Western

This book explores the connections between art and life in the works of three giants of musical romanticism. Drawing on contemporary critical theory and a wide variety of 19th-century sources, it ... More

## SCHUMANN: CRYPTOGRAPHER OR PICTOGRAPHER?

*John Daverio*

### in Crossing Paths: Schubert, Schumann, and Brahms

- Published in print:
- 2002
- Published Online:
- May 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780195132960
- eISBN:
- 9780199867059
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195132960.003.0004
- Subject:
- Music, History, Western

Robert and Clara Schumann were one of the most remarkable artist couples in the history of Western music. Their emotional lives affected their artistry, and this process was especially decisive for ... More

## Everyday Cryptography: Fundamental Principles and Applications

*Keith M. Martin*

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- December 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199695591
- eISBN:
- 9780191774898
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695591.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

Cryptography is a vital technology that underpins the security of information in computer networks. This book presents an introduction to the role that cryptography plays in providing information ... More

## Closing Remarks

*Keith M. Martin*

### in Everyday Cryptography: Fundamental Principles and Applications

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- December 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199695591
- eISBN:
- 9780191774898
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199695591.003.0013
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter presents some important lessons about cryptography. Among these are that cryptography is much more than encryption; cryptography is an everyday technology; cryptography is a process; ... More

## Quantum information—the basics

*Vlatko Vedral*

### in Introduction to Quantum Information Science

- Published in print:
- 2006
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199215706
- eISBN:
- 9780191706783
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215706.003.0003
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Quantum mechanics is a more accurate description of the microscopic world than classical mechanics, and quantum information, which is governed by the laws of quantum mechanics, is a more accurate ... More

## Secrets

*Lance Fortnow*

### in The Golden Ticket: P, NP, and the Search for the Impossible

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- May 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780691175782
- eISBN:
- 9781400846610
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691175782.003.0008
- Subject:
- Computer Science, Programming Languages

This chapter analyzes how, in 1976, Whitfield Diffie and Martin Hellman suggested that one could use NP to hide one's own secrets. The field of cryptography, the study of secret messages, changed ... More

## Everyday Cryptography: Fundamental Principles and Applications

*Keith Martin*

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- July 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198788003
- eISBN:
- 9780191829956
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198788003.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Cryptography is a vital technology that underpins the security of information in computer networks. This book presents a comprehensive introduction to the role that cryptography plays in providing ... More

## Cryptographic Primitives in Blockchain Technology: A mathematical introduction

*Andreas Bolfing*

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- October 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198862840
- eISBN:
- 9780191895463
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198862840.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Many online applications, especially in the financial industries, are running on blockchain technologies in a decentralized manner, without the use of an authoritative entity or a trusted third ... More

## The Cryptographic Imagination

*Jean-François Blanchette*

### in Burdens of Proof: Cryptographic Culture and Evidence Law in the Age of Electronic Documents

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- August 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780262017510
- eISBN:
- 9780262301565
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- The MIT Press
- DOI:
- 10.7551/mitpress/9780262017510.003.0007
- Subject:
- Information Science, Information Science

This chapter analyzes issues related to the ability of modern cryptography to provide mathematical certification of the effectiveness of cryptosystems. It suggests that the representational nature of ... More

## Doctor Illuminatus

*Nicholas Mee*

### in Celestial Tapestry: The Warp and Weft of Art and Mathematics

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- September 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198851950
- eISBN:
- 9780191886690
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198851950.003.0011
- Subject:
- Physics, History of Physics

The thirteenth-century Catalan mystic Ramón Llull devised a mechanical procedure, possibly derived from the Kaballah, for finding knowledge that he claimed would banish all erroneous opinion. Llull’s ... More

## Working within the Current System—Cryptology and Private Communication

*Stephen B. Wicker*

### in Cellular Convergence and the Death of Privacy

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- September 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199915354
- eISBN:
- 9780199366736
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915354.003.0007
- Subject:
- Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

This chapter considers a potential privacy solution for cellular networks, one which assumes the continued existence of a centralized cellular architecture that uses a spectrum licensed to a small ... More

## Bananaworld: Quantum Mechanics for Primates

*Jeffrey Bub*

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- March 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780198718536
- eISBN:
- 9780191819643
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718536.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The fascinating discoveries of the new fields of quantum information, quantum computation, and quantum cryptography are brought to life in this book in a way that is accessible and interesting to a ... More

## Conclusions

*Andreas Bolfing*

### in Cryptographic Primitives in Blockchain Technology: A mathematical introduction

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- October 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198862840
- eISBN:
- 9780191895463
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198862840.003.0011
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This final chapter gives a short summary of the contents of the book and represents some important lessons about the security considerations of the cryptography used in blockchain systems.

## Cryptography

*Rutger van Santen, Djan Khoe, and Bram Vermeer*

### in 2030: Technology That Will Change the World

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- November 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780195377170
- eISBN:
- 9780197562680
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780195377170.003.0022
- Subject:
- Computer Science, History of Computer Science

Electronic payments, Internet shopping, and mobile communication have fundamentally changed our society and not only because digital services have made our ... More

## Quantum Schmuntum: Lights, Camera, Action!

*Vlatko Vedral*

### in Decoding Reality: The Universe as Quantum Information

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- November 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198815433
- eISBN:
- 9780191917240
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198815433.003.0015
- Subject:
- Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

Spring 2005, whilst sitting at my desk in the physics department at Leeds University, marking yet more exam papers, I was interrupted by a phone call. ... More

## Surfing the Waves: Hyper-Fast Computers

*Vlatko Vedral*

### in Decoding Reality: The Universe as Quantum Information

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- November 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198815433
- eISBN:
- 9780191917240
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198815433.003.0016
- Subject:
- Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

Who hasn’t heard of a computer? In a society entirely dominated by these transistor infested boxes there are probably only a few remaining isolated tribes ... More

## Destruction ab Toto: Nothing from Something

*Vlatko Vedral*

### in Decoding Reality: The Universe as Quantum Information

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- November 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198815433
- eISBN:
- 9780191917240
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198815433.003.0020
- Subject:
- Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

The main view promoted by this book is that underlying many different aspects of reality is some form of information processing. The theory of information ... More

## Basic Principles

*Keith M. Martin*

### in Everyday Cryptography: Fundamental Principles and Applications

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- July 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198788003
- eISBN:
- 9780191829956
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198788003.003.0001
- Subject:

This chapter serves as an introduction to the environment in which cryptography finds common use today. We discuss the need for cryptography, as well as the basic language and concepts that are used ... More

## Cryptographic Primitives

*Andreas Bolfing*

### in Cryptographic Primitives in Blockchain Technology: A mathematical introduction

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- October 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198862840
- eISBN:
- 9780191895463
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198862840.003.0003
- Subject:

This chapter provides a very detailed introduction to cryptography. It first explains the cryptographic basics and introduces the concept of public-key encryption which is based on one-way and ... More