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Quantum Gravity: Third Edition

Claus Kiefer

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199585205
eISBN:
9780191739378
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199585205.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book is concerned with the attempts to unify Einstein's theory of general relativity and quantum theory into a theory of quantum gravity. It presents, for the first time, most of the approaches ... 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


Quantum Information Theory and the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

Christopher G. Timpson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199296460
eISBN:
9780191741791
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296460.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book is a conceptual analysis of quantum information theory and the questions it raises for our understanding of the quantum world. Beginning from a detailed analysis of the concepts of ... More


Quantum Optomechanics: from Gravitational Wave Detectors to Macroscopic Quantum Mechanics

Yanbei Chen

in Quantum Optomechanics and Nanomechanics: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 105, August 2015

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198828143
eISBN:
9780191866920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828143.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The quantum measurement process connects the quantum world and the classical world. The phrase ‘quantum measurement’ can have two meanings: measurement of a weak classical force, with the impact of ... More


Quantum Optomechanics and Nanomechanics: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 105, August 2015

Pierre-François Cohadon, Jack Harris, Florian Marquardt, and Leticia Cugliandolo (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198828143
eISBN:
9780191866920
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828143.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

The Les Houches Summer School 2015 covered the emerging fields of cavity optomechanics and quantum nanomechanics. Optomechanics is flourishing and its concepts and techniques are now applied to a ... More


Optomechanics and Quantum Measurement

Aashish A. Clerk

in Quantum Optomechanics and Nanomechanics: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 105, August 2015

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198828143
eISBN:
9780191866920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828143.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

After a quick review of the basic theory of quantum optomechanical systems, based largely on linearized Heisenberg–Langevin equations, this chapter focuses on selected topics related to quantum ... More


Quantum Theory: An Information Processing Approach

Jochen Rau

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192896308
eISBN:
9780191918865
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192896308.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Recent advances in quantum technology – from quantum computers and simulators to communication and metrology – have not only opened up a whole new world of applications but also changed the ... 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


Matter-wave physics with nanoparticles and biomolecules

Christian Brand, Sandra Eibenberger, Ugur Sezer, and Markus Arndt

in Current Trends in Atomic Physics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198837190
eISBN:
9780191873973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837190.003.0010
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The chapter discusses advances in matter-wave optics with complex molecules, generalizing Young’s double slit to high masses. The quantum wave-particle duality is visualized by monitoring the arrival ... More


Early History and Fundamentals of Optomechanics

Antoine Heidmann and Pierre-Francois Cohadon

in Quantum Optomechanics and Nanomechanics: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 105, August 2015

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198828143
eISBN:
9780191866920
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828143.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

In its simplest form, optomechanics amounts to two complementary coupling effects: mechanical motion changes the path followed by light, but light (through radiation pressure) can drive the ... More


Current Trends in Atomic Physics

Antoine Browaeys, Thierry Lahaye, Trey Porto, Charles S. Adams, Matthias Weidemüller, and Leticia F. Cugliandolo (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780198837190
eISBN:
9780191873973
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198837190.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This volume gathers the lectures notes of Session CVII of the Les Houches summer school of Physics, entitled “Current trends in Atomic Physics”. The school took place in July 2016 and had the goal to ... More


Bell Nonlocality

Valerio Scarani

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198788416
eISBN:
9780191830327
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198788416.001.0001
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Nonlocality was discovered by John Bell in 1964, in the context of the debates about quantum theory, but is a phenomenon that can be studied in its own right. Its observation proves that measurements ... More


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