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QUANTUM THEORY : an information processing approach.

Publisher: [S.l.] : OXFORD UNIV PRESS, 2021.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This text, for the first time, introduces quantum theory from the perspective of both the physical foundations and practical applications - from quantum computers to secure communication. It requires  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: JOCHEN RAU
ISBN: 0192896318 9780192896315 019289630X 9780192896308
OCLC Number: 1233266591
Description: 1 volume : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction1.1: Some Experimental Evidence1.2: Logic1.3: ProbabilityChapter SummaryExercises2. Reasoning About Measurements2.1: Testable Propositions2.2: Reachable States2.3: Maximal Knowledge2.4: The Operations AND and OR2.5: Composition2.6: Exchangeable Assemblies2.7: Measuring a State2.8: Preparing a StateChapter SummaryFurther ReadingExercises3. Probability in Hilbert Space3.1: Linear Algebra in a Nutshell3.2: Propositions and States3.3: Two-Level System3.4: Observables and Transformations3.5: Composite Systems3.6: The Issue of Reality3.7: Classical LimitChapter SummaryFurther ReadingExercises4. Computation4.1: Gates and Circuits4.2: Universality4.3: Measurement-Based Computation4.4: Deutsch-Jozsa Algorithm4.5: Ground States and Classical Optimization4.6: Simulation4.7: High-Precision MeasurementChapter SummaryFurther ReadingExercises5. Communication5.1: Classical Information5.2: Quantum Information5.3: Cryptography5.4: Superdense Coding and TeleportationChapter SummaryFurther ReadingExercisesReferencesIndex


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It is time to present quantum theory in a different way in the light of all the recent work in Quantum Information. Rau has thought this through in great detail. The content is road-tested, and Read more...

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