Entangled World: The Fascination of Quantum Information and Computation / Edition 1

Entangled World: The Fascination of Quantum Information and Computation / Edition 1

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by Jurgen Audretsch
     
 

ISBN-10: 3527404708

ISBN-13: 9783527404704

Pub. Date: 03/10/2006

Publisher: Wiley

Developing one of the key concepts in modern q1uantum mechanics - entanglement - a leading physicist and teacher describes what it means and its importance. Entanglement describes a special type of inseparableness Joining two systems, independent of the distance between them. With contributions from other prominent experts in the field, including philosophers,

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Developing one of the key concepts in modern q1uantum mechanics - entanglement - a leading physicist and teacher describes what it means and its importance. Entanglement describes a special type of inseparableness Joining two systems, independent of the distance between them. With contributions from other prominent experts in the field, including philosophers, "Entangled World: brings to life this fascinating subject.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783527404704
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/10/2006
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
5.83(w) x 8.66(h) x 1.16(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
View into the quantum world I: Fundamental phenomena and concepts
View into the quantum world II: Entanglement and its consequences
The Bohr-Einstein debate and the fundamental problem of quantum mechanics
An excursion into the quantum world
Entangled quantum systems: From wave-particle duality to single-photon sources of light
Quantum information
Quantum computers - the new generation of supercomputers?
Decoherence and the transition from quantum physics to classical physics
Quantum information processing -
Dream and realization
Quantum theory: A challeng for philosophy!

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