Fundamentals of quantum information : quantum computation, communication, decoherence, and all that / Dieter Heiss, ed.

Contributor(s): Heiss, W. D. (W. Dieter), 1939 August 26-
Material type: TextTextSeries: Lecture notes in physics: 587.Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2002Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 265 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9783540459330; 3540459332Subject(s): Quantum computers | Quantum theory | Quantum computers | Quantum theoryGenre/Form: Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Fundamentals of quantum information : quantum computation, communication, decoherence, and all thatDDC classification: 004.1 LOC classification: QA76.889 | .F86 2002Online resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
From the contents: Qubits, Cbits, Decoherence, Quantum Measurement and Environment -- Introduction to Quantum Computation -- Environment-Induced Decoherence and the Transition from Quantum to Classical -- Quantum Information Science Using Photons -- Quantum Information: Entanglement, Purification, Error Correction, and Quantum Optical Implementations -- Spintronics and Quantum Dots for Quantum Computing and Quantum Communication.
Summary: Quantum information science is a rapidly developing field that not only promises a revolution in computer sciences but also touches deeply the very foundations of quantum physics. This book consists of a set of lectures by leading experts in the field that bridges the gap between standard textbook material and the research literature, thus providing the ne- cessary background for postgraduate students and non-specialist researchers wishing to familiarize themselves with the subject thoroughly and at a high level. This volume is ideally suited as a course book for postgraduate students, and lecturers will find in it a large choice of material for bringing their courses up-to-date.
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From the contents: Qubits, Cbits, Decoherence, Quantum Measurement and Environment -- Introduction to Quantum Computation -- Environment-Induced Decoherence and the Transition from Quantum to Classical -- Quantum Information Science Using Photons -- Quantum Information: Entanglement, Purification, Error Correction, and Quantum Optical Implementations -- Spintronics and Quantum Dots for Quantum Computing and Quantum Communication.

Quantum information science is a rapidly developing field that not only promises a revolution in computer sciences but also touches deeply the very foundations of quantum physics. This book consists of a set of lectures by leading experts in the field that bridges the gap between standard textbook material and the research literature, thus providing the ne- cessary background for postgraduate students and non-specialist researchers wishing to familiarize themselves with the subject thoroughly and at a high level. This volume is ideally suited as a course book for postgraduate students, and lecturers will find in it a large choice of material for bringing their courses up-to-date.

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