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## 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

## 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

## Quantum

*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/9780691175782.003.0009
- Subject:
- Computer Science, Programming Languages

This chapter examines the power of quantum computing, as well as the related concepts of quantum cryptography and teleportation. In 1982, the Nobel prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman noticed ... More

## What is Quantum Teleportation?

*Gershon Kurizki and Goren Gordon*

### in The Quantum Matrix: Henry Bar's Perilous Struggle for Quantum Coherence

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- July 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198787464
- eISBN:
- 9780191829512
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198787464.003.0014
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Eve (E) entangles herself to Schred (S) before taking off to a conference. There she barely escapes an assault, and calls Henry. Is he too far away to help? Henry (H) resorts to quantum ... More

## The Work Continues

*Andrew Whitaker*

### in John Stewart Bell and Twentieth-Century Physics: Vision and Integrity

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- August 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780198742999
- eISBN:
- 9780191802959
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742999.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, History of Physics

Since Bell’s death, interest in his work and quantum foundations in general, and the amount of application of his work, have grown steadily. Work on Bell’s inequality has continued, each loophole has ... More

## Coins, Classical and Quantum

*A. R. P. Rau*

### in The Beauty of Physics: Patterns, Principles, and Perspectives

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- December 2014
- ISBN:
- 9780198709916
- eISBN:
- 9780191780189
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198709916.003.0004
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Coins and switches represent two-valued systems, whether classical or quantum; these systems are termed bits and qubits, respectively. The quantum coin, however, because of the intrinsic linearity of ... 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

## Certifying Randomness

*Valerio Scarani*

### in Bell Nonlocality

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- September 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198788416
- eISBN:
- 9780191830327
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198788416.003.0008
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Nonlocality certifies that the outputs of a measurement did not pre-exist, which in particular means that they were unpredictable or random. In other words, nonlocality certifies randomness in a ... More

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