The Physics of Quantum Information: Quantum Cryptography, Quantum Teleportation, Quantum Computation / Edition 1

The Physics of Quantum Information: Quantum Cryptography, Quantum Teleportation, Quantum Computation / Edition 1

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by Dirk Bouwmeester
     
 

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ISBN-10: 3540667784

ISBN-13: 9783540667780

Pub. Date: 05/19/2000

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

Leading experts from tThe Physics of Quantum Informationv network, ini tiated by the European Commission, bring together the most recent resu lts from this emerging area of quantum technology. Written in a consis tent style as a research monograph, the book introduces quantum crypto graphy, quantum teleportation, and quantum computation, considering bo th theory

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Leading experts from tThe Physics of Quantum Informationv network, ini tiated by the European Commission, bring together the most recent resu lts from this emerging area of quantum technology. Written in a consis tent style as a research monograph, the book introduces quantum crypto graphy, quantum teleportation, and quantum computation, considering bo th theory and the newest experiments. Both scientists working in the f ield and advanced students will find a rich source of information on t his exciting new area.

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ISBN-13:
9783540667780
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
05/19/2000
Edition description:
2000
Pages:
315
Sales rank:
1,036,472
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Physics of Quantum Information: Basic Concepts.- 2. Quantum Cryptography.- 3. Quantum Dense Coding and Quantum Teleportation.- 4. Concepts of Quantum Computation.- 5. Experiments Leading Towards Quantum Computation.- 6. Quantum Networks and Multi-Particle Entanglement.- 7. Decoherence and Quantum Error Correction.- 8. Entanglement Purification.- References.

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You could use this book as a first if you have a general idea of basic concepts in quantum theory. It is a collection of very nicely written tutorials. They are done by authorities in the field, and cover the main trends. I especially liked Jozsa's chapter on quantum algorithms. By now there are also good textbooks that can get you started from scratch, such as Hirvensalo, or Nielsen-Chuang. If you have trouble getting hold the original journal articles, World Scientific just came out with a collection of major papers on quantum computation and quantum information, isbn 9810241178. It includes the full text [reprinted] of some of the papers which are cited in the present book; quite a few by the very same authors. That is a big help, as the papers in the subject are scattered and spread out over many different journals, and it might be hard to know where to start when logging into the arXiv.