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Dance of the photons : from Einstein to quantum teleportation

Author: Anton Zeilinger
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Anton Zeilinger draws on his own experiments, conducted in various locations around the world, to demonstrate the truth behind the theory that two elementary particles far removed from one another can influence each other's properties.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anton Zeilinger
ISBN: 9780374239664 0374239665
OCLC Number: 429024672
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 305 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Underneath the Danube --
Space travel --
The stuff called light. Light is a wave ; Light is particles --
Sheepdogs and Einstein's particles of light --
Einstein and his Nobel Prize --
A conflict --
How we became certain of uncertainty --
Quantum uncertainty : just our ignorance, or is it the way things are? The quantum excuse --
The quantum verdict against teleportation --
Quantum entanglement comes to the rescue. Entangled quantum dice ; The original teleportation protocol --
Alice and Bob in the quantum lab. Alice and Bob's experiment : the first steps --
The polarization of light : a lecture by Professor Quantinger. The polarization of individual quanta of light --
Alice and Bob discover twins. ... And invent hidden properties --
John's introduction of Einstein, Podolsky, and Rosen. The reality criterion ; Reality in Alice and Bob's experiment ; The locality assumption --
John's story on local hidden variables --
Alice and Bob's experiment gives confusing results --
John Bell's story --
Alice and Bob find out that things aren't as they think they are --
Faster than light and back into the past? --
Alice, Bob, and the speed of light limit --
Loopholes --
In the Tyrolean Mountains --
The quantum lottery --
Quantum lottery with two photons. Quantum lottery with entangled photons --
Quantum money : the end to all forgery. From classical bits to quantum bits --
A quantum truck can transport more than it can carry --
Atomic sources of entanglement of early experiments --
The super-source and closing the communication loophole --
Quantum teleportation at the River Danube --
The multiphoton surprise and, along the road, quantum teleportation --
Teleporting entanglement. A ghostly idea ; Connecting quantum computer ; Reality vs. information --
Further experiments --
Quantum information technology --
The future of quantum teleportation. Teleportation as a means of travel? --
Signals out of the sky above Tenerife --
Recent developments and some open questions --
What does it all mean?
Other Titles: Einsteins Spuk.
Responsibility: Anton Zeilinger.

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Anton Zeilinger draws on his own experiments, conducted in various locations around the world, to demonstrate the truth behind the theory that two elementary particles far removed from one another can influence each other's properties.

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