## 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

## Minds and Mental Integration

*Barry Dainton*

### in The Phenomenal Self

- Published in print:
- 2008
- Published Online:
- May 2008
- ISBN:
- 9780199288847
- eISBN:
- 9780191710742
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199288847.003.0006
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

This chapter begins with a survey of the sorts of states and capacities to be found in typical human minds, focusing on the differing extents to which these have phenomenal aspects or manifestations. ... More

## Quantum information

*J. C. Garrison and R. Y. Chiao*

### in Quantum Optics

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

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198508861.003.0021
- Subject:
- Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter addresses quantum information transmission and processing. Quantum noise is dominant in long-haul transmission lines, even for strong signals. Amplifier noise is avoided by using a ... 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

## Measurements in Relativistic Quantum Mechanics

*Heinz-Peter Breuer and Francesco Petruccione*

### in The Theory of Open Quantum Systems

- Published in print:
- 2007
- Published Online:
- February 2010
- ISBN:
- 9780199213900
- eISBN:
- 9780191706349
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213900.003.11
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter develops the theory of measurements in relativistic quantum mechanics. The presentation is based on the idea to consider the state of a relativistic quantum system as a functional on the ... 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

## Categories for Quantum Theory: An Introduction

*Chris Heunen and Jamie Vicary*

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- January 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198739623
- eISBN:
- 9780191802584
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198739623.001.0001
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Applied Mathematics

Monoidal category theory serves as a powerful framework for describing logical aspects of quantum theory, giving an abstract language for parallel and sequential composition and a conceptual way to ... 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

## Quantum information: primitive notions and quantum correlations

*Valerio Scarani*

### 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/9780199603657.003.0003
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This series of introductory lectures consists of two parts. The first part reviews the basic notions of quantum physics and some primitives of quantum information. The latter are notions that one ... More

## Quantum Weirdness

*William J. Mullin*

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- March 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198795131
- eISBN:
- 9780191836480
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795131.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

The predictions of quantum mechanics and their interpretation lead to many surprises, for example, the ability to detect the characteristics of an object without ever probing it in any way, via ... 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

## Children of the Aimless Chance: Randomness versus Determinism

*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/9780198815433.003.0017
- Subject:
- Computer Science, Mathematical Theory of Computation

In our search for the ultimate law, P, that allows us to encode the whole of reality we have come across a very fundamental obstacle. As Deutsch argued, P ... 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

## Retrospecular Eyes

*Garrett Stewart*

### in Closed Circuits: Screening Narrative Surveillance

- Published in print:
- 2015
- Published Online:
- September 2015
- ISBN:
- 9780226201214
- eISBN:
- 9780226201351
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- University of Chicago Press
- DOI:
- 10.7208/chicago/9780226201351.003.0008
- Subject:
- Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

As a complement to narratives of overseas violence and its technological upgrades treated in the last chapter, here, in the stateside theatre of Homeland Security, the genres of fantasy and sci-fi ... More

## Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright

*Jad Smith*

### in Alfred Bester

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- September 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780252040634
- eISBN:
- 9780252099076
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- University of Illinois Press
- DOI:
- 10.5406/illinois/9780252040634.003.0006
- Subject:
- Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

From 1954 to 1959, Bester seemed less intent on dismissing pulp clichés than on transforming pulp aesthetics in earnest. “Fondly Fahrenheit” would not poke fun at the mad robot story but revamp it ... 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

## Disappearance and Recognition

*M. David Litwa*

### in How the Gospels Became History: Jesus and Mediterranean Myths

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- January 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780300242638
- eISBN:
- 9780300249484
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Yale University Press
- DOI:
- 10.12987/yale/9780300242638.003.0014
- Subject:
- Religion, Biblical Studies

This chapter compares the Emmaus road episode in Luke 24 with Herodotus’s account of Aristeas of Proconnesus. Both Aristeas and Jesus seem to die but reappear to speak with travelers on the road, ... More

## Case Study: Teleportation

*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/9780199296460.003.0004
- Subject:
- Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

The value of recognising the status of ‘information’ as an abstract noun is illustrated by way of application to the analysis of quantum teleportation. It is argued that when one notes that ‘the ... More

## Dual Objects

*Chris Heunen and Jamie Vicary*

### in Categories for Quantum Theory: An Introduction

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- January 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198739623
- eISBN:
- 9780191802584
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198739623.003.0003
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Mathematical Physics, Applied Mathematics

Dual objects are abstract categorical structures that represent the quantum notion of entanglement. We prove a range of important results about dual objects and show how to use them to model quantum ... 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