## 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

## Two Dogmas About Quantum Mechanics

*Jeffrey Bub and Itamar Pitowsky*

### in Many Worlds?: Everett, Quantum Theory, and Reality

- Published in print:
- 2010
- Published Online:
- September 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199560561
- eISBN:
- 9780191721380
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560561.003.0016
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

This chapter argues that the intractable part of the measurement problem — the ‘big’ measurement problem — is a pseudo-problem that depends for its legitimacy on the acceptance of two dogmas. The ... 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

## The Theory of Open Quantum Systems

*Heinz-Peter Breuer and Francesco Petruccione*

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- January 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199213900
- eISBN:
- 9780191706349
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213900.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This book treats the central physical concepts and mathematical techniques used to investigate the dynamics of open quantum systems. To provide a self-contained presentation, the text begins with a ... More

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

*Christian Miniatura, Leong-Chuan Kwek, Martial Ducloy, Benoît Grémaud, Berthold-Georg Englert, Leticia Cugliandolo, Artur Ekert, and Kok Khoo Phua (eds)*

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

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199603657.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In recent years, there has been much synergy between the exciting areas of quantum information science and ultracold atoms. This volume, as part of the proceedings for the XCI session of Les Houches ... More

## Quantum Information Theory

*Christopher G. Timpson*

### in Quantum Information Theory and the Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- September 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199296460
- eISBN:
- 9780191741791
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296460.003.0003
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The approach to thinking about information developed in the previous chapter is turned towards the quantum theory. First, some of the characteristic ideas and applications of quantum information ... More

## Quantum computation with trapped ions and atoms

*F. Rohde and J. Eschner*

### 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/9780199603657.003.0005
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter reviews the basic experimental techniques which enable quantum information processing (QIP) with trapped ions and, more briefly, with trapped atoms. In particular, it is explained how ... 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 information I

*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/9780199215706.003.0005
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Information is often considered classical in a definite state rather than in a superposition of states. It seems rather strange to consider information in superpositions. Some people would, on the ... 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 information II

*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/9780199215706.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter discusses the principles of quantum information. The quantum mechanical equivalent of the Shannon noisy-channel communication theorem is obtained, along with some profound statements ... More

## Circuit QED: superconducting qubits coupled to microwave photons

*S. M. Girvin*

### in Quantum Machines: Measurement and Control of Engineered Quantum Systems: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 96, July 2011

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- September 2014
- ISBN:
- 9780199681181
- eISBN:
- 9780191761454
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681181.003.0003
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter introduces the basic concepts of quantum information processing with superconducting quantum circuits. It starts with a demonstration of how,in these electrodynamic systems, both the ... More

## Many-body physics from a quantum information perspective

*Maciej Lewenstein, Anna Sanpera, and Verònica Ahufinger*

### in Ultracold Atoms in Optical Lattices: Simulating quantum many-body systems

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- December 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199573127
- eISBN:
- 9780191775048
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573127.003.0012
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter deals with the novel characterisation of many-body physics using tools from quantum information theory. The first part focuses on the theory of entanglement, where the basic notions as ... More

## Information theory

*Stephen J. Blundell and Katherine M. Blundell*

### in Concepts in Thermal Physics

- Published in print:
- 2009
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199562091
- eISBN:
- 9780191718236
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199562091.003.0015
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter examines the concept of information and relates it to thermodynamic entropy. It illustrates the deep connection between these two concepts. It begins by formulating one definition of ... 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

## Introduction to quantum information

*Stephen M. Barnett*

### in Quantum Optics and Nanophotonics

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- August 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198768609
- eISBN:
- 9780191822353
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198768609.003.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter gives a short introduction to the field of quantum information. Although the chapter is self-contained, it cannot hope to cover the totality of what is now a large and active field of ... 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 information science: experimental implementation with trapped ions

*T. Monz, P. Schindler, D. Nigg, and R. Blatt*

### in Quantum Machines: Measurement and Control of Engineered Quantum Systems: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 96, July 2011

- Published in print:
- 2014
- Published Online:
- September 2014
- ISBN:
- 9780199681181
- eISBN:
- 9780191761454
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681181.003.0013
- Subject:
- Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter discusses ion-trap-based quantum computation. Itexplains why ion traps constitute the most advanced quantum information processors to date.

## Circuit quantum electrodynamics with a nonlinear resonator

*P. Bertet, F. R. Ong, M. Boissonneault, A. Bolduc, F. Mallet, A. C. Doherty, A. Blais, D. Vion, and D. Esteve*

### in Fluctuating Nonlinear Oscillators: From Nanomechanics to Quantum Superconducting Circuits

- Published in print:
- 2012
- Published Online:
- September 2012
- ISBN:
- 9780199691388
- eISBN:
- 9780191742255
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199691388.003.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter investigates the coupling of a two-level system to a nonlinear resonator, one of the simplest extensions to the well-known Jaynes–Cummings model. In the experiment, the two-level system ... More

## Quantum Information, Quantum Cryptography, and Quantum Teleportation

*Christopher C. Gerry and Kimberley M. Bruno*

### in The Quantum Divide: Why Schrödinger's Cat is Either Dead or Alive

- Published in print:
- 2013
- Published Online:
- May 2013
- ISBN:
- 9780199666560
- eISBN:
- 9780191748646
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199666560.003.0006
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter discusses quantum information science (QIS), quantum key distribution (QKD), and quantum teleportation. The new field of QIS encompasses several overlapping subdisciplines: quantum ... More