## Introduction to Quantum Information Science

*Vlatko Vedral*

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

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199215706.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In addition to treating quantum communication, entanglement, error correction, and algorithms in great depth, this book also addresses a number of interesting miscellaneous topics, such as Maxwell's ... More

## Outlook

*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/9780199215706.003.0014
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book has discussed the foundations of quantum information science as well as the relationship between physics and information theory in general. It has considered the quantum equivalents of the ... More

## Measures of entanglement

*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/9780199215706.003.0010
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter discusses how entangled two states are. One obvious way is to consider the distillation procedure, in which the entanglement of any state is quantified by how many fully entangled qubits ... More

## Quantum computing and entanglement: Les Houches School Singapore, June 29th–July 24th 2009

*Dagmar Bruß and Chiara Macchiavello*

### in Ultracold Gases and Quantum Information: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School in Singapore: Volume 91, July 2009

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- September 2011
- ISBN:
- 9780199603657
- eISBN:
- 9780191729515
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603657.003.0004
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter contains an introduction to the main concepts in quantum computation and entanglement. It starts with a brief introduction to computational complexity and then introduces quantum gates ... More

## Quantum entanglement in practice

*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/9780199215706.003.0009
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter explains how entanglement witnesses can be measured in practice. The main idea behind the Mach–Zehnder interferometer experiment described earlier is to test for and even measure quantum ... More

## Entanglement, computation and quantum measurements

*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/9780199215706.003.00012
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter introduces a method that combines the concepts of quantum entanglement with those of quantum algorithms. In particular, some bounds are placed on the efficiency (speedup) of quantum ... More

## Quantum entanglement—introduction

*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/9780199215706.003.0007
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The Mach–Zehnder interferometer experiment described earlier shows why and how quantum mechanics is different from classical mechanics. A photon sent through a beam splitter behaves like a particle ... More

## Quantum communication with entanglement

*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/9780199215706.003.0004
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter discusses some of the ways in which quantum entanglement can be used for quantum communication. Suppose Alice and Bob share an entangled state: they can use it for dense coding, in which ... More

## What Is Light, Really?

*Sönke Johnsen*

### in The Optics of Life: A Biologist's Guide to Light in Nature

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- October 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780691139906
- eISBN:
- 9781400840663
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Princeton University Press
- DOI:
- 10.23943/princeton/9780691139906.003.0010
- Subject:
- Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This concluding chapter explains that the modern theory of light falls within the field of quantum mechanics. At first glance, quantum mechanics does not seem that strange—its name is based on the ... More

## Witnessing quantum entanglement

*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/9780199215706.003.0008
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Quantum entanglement is a key resource in quantum information. Teleportation, dense coding, and many other quantum protocols rely on the existence of entanglement, and would not be possible with just ... More

## What is Quantum Entanglement?

*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/9780198787464.003.0007
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

In this adventure, two quantum characters interact, because Henry has constructed a quantum suit for his cat, Schred. Henry and Schred end up in a quantum-entangled state. Remarkably, by measuring ... More

## Quantum mechanics

*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/9780199215706.003.0002
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter reviews all the rules of quantum mechanics and their mathematical notation. It also considers quantum entanglement, a fundamental resource in quantum information. There are four basic ... More

## Relational Blockworld and Quantum Mechanics

*Michael Silberstein, W.M. Stuckey, and Timothy McDevitt*

### in Beyond the Dynamical Universe: Unifying Block Universe Physics and Time as Experienced

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- March 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780198807087
- eISBN:
- 9780191844850
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198807087.003.0005
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, History of Physics

The main thread of chapter 4 introduces some of the major mysteries and interpretational issues of quantum mechanics (QM). These mysteries and issues include: quantum superposition, quantum ... More

## Tingles of Matter, Tangles of Theology: Bodies of the New(ish) Materialism

*Catherine Keller*

### in Intercarnations: Exercises in Theological Possibility

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- January 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780823276455
- eISBN:
- 9780823277094
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Fordham University Press
- DOI:
- 10.5422/fordham/9780823276455.003.0005
- Subject:
- Religion, Theology

This chapter considers a bodily becoming neither human nor divine but entangled in both. In conversation with Karen Barad, quantum entanglement discloses the relational ontology—the “agential ... More

## Classical information

*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/9780199215706.003.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book deals with the basic concept of information, its importance, and the similarities and differences between classical and quantum information. First, classical information theory and its ... More

## Quantum Superposition and Entanglement

*M. Suhail Zubairy*

### in Quantum Mechanics for Beginners: With Applications to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- June 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198854227
- eISBN:
- 9780191888649
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198854227.003.0010
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In this chapter, the notion of quantum superposition of states is introduced through the example of a polarized photon. This brings out the novel feature that the state of the system depends on how ... More

## The Energy We Are: A Meditation in Seven Pulsations

*Catherine Keller*

### in Cosmology, Ecology, and the Energy of God

- Published in print:
- 2011
- Published Online:
- May 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780823238958
- eISBN:
- 9780823238996
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Fordham University Press
- DOI:
- 10.5422/fordham/9780823238958.003.0002
- Subject:
- Religion, Theology

Stimulated by William Blake's anti-reductionist trope of energy as “Eternal Delight,” this chapter considers the meaning of energy across multiple intersecting registers. Areas discussed include the ... More

## Quantum Mechanics for Beginners: With Applications to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing

*M. Suhail Zubairy*

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- June 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198854227
- eISBN:
- 9780191888649
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198854227.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Quantum mechanics is a highly successful yet a mysterious theory. Quantum Mechanics for Beginners provides an introduction of this fascinating subject to someone with only a high school background in ... More

## Entanglement

*Ian R. Kenyon*

### in Quantum 20/20: Fundamentals, Entanglement, Gauge Fields, Condensates and Topology

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- November 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198808350
- eISBN:
- 9780191846052
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198808350.003.0009
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The distiction between classical product states and quantum entangled states is disclosed with examples. Spontaneous parametric down conversion as a source of entangled photons is described. The ... More

## QLB for Quantum Many-Body and Quantum Field Theory

*Sauro Succi*

### in The Lattice Boltzmann Equation: For Complex States of Flowing Matter

- Published in print:
- 2018
- Published Online:
- June 2018
- ISBN:
- 9780199592357
- eISBN:
- 9780191847967
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780199592357.003.0033
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Chapter 32 expounded the basic theory of quantum LB for the case of relativistic and non-relativistic wavefunctions, namely single-particle quantum mechanics. This chapter goes on to cover extensions ... More