The physics of communication : proceedings of the XXII Solvay Conference on Physics : Delphi Lamia, Greece, 24-29 November 2001 / edited by I. Antoniou, V.A. Sadovnichy, H. Walther.
Contributor(s): Antoniou, I. (Ioannis) | Sadovnichiĭ, V. A. (Viktor Antonovich) | Walther, HansjoachimMaterial type: TextPublisher: [River Edge] New Jersey : World Scientific, ©2003Description: 1 online resource (xliv, 642 pages) : illustrationsContent type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9812704639; 9789812704634; 9789812384492; 9812384499; 1281906220; 9781281906229; 9786611906221; 6611906223Subject(s): Optical communications -- Congresses | Quantum optics -- Congresses | Quantum electronics -- Congresses | Quantum computers -- Congresses | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Imaging Systems | Optical communications | Quantum computers | Quantum electronics | Quantum opticsGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Conference papers and proceedings. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Physics of communication.DDC classification: 621.382/7 LOC classification: TK5103.59 | .S65 2001ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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Decoherence and irreversibility. Stochasticity and time symmetry breaking in Hamiltonian dynamics / I. Prigogine [and others] -- Preservation of a T-invariant reductionist scaffold in "effective" intrinsically irreversible quantum mechanics / Y. Ne'eman -- Entanglement, complementarity and decoherence / J.M. Raimond -- Phase dynamics of solid-state qubits: magnets and superconductors / P.C.E. Stamp -- Decoherence, purification and entanglement / E.C.G. Sudarshan -- Propagation of decoherence in a field and complex spectral representation / T. Petrosky and C.O. Ting -- Time asymmetric quantum theory. Foundations and applications / A. Bohm, M. Gadella and M.J. Mithaiwala -- On phonon mediated decoherence of orbital degrees of freedom in quantum dot / L. Jacak [and others] -- Stimulated emission with non-equilibrium state of radiation / L. Accardi, K. lmafuku and S.V. Kozyrev -- Effects of static imperfections for quantum computing / G. Benenti and G. Casati -- Lessons of coherence and decoherence -- from neutrinos to SQUIDS / L. Stodolsky -- Kolmogorov complexity, cosmic background radiation and irreversibility / V.G. Gurzadyan -- Observation of the quantum zeno and anti-zeno effects in an unstable system / B. Gutiérrez-Medina, M.C. Fischer and M.G. Raizen -- Quantum zeno effect / B. Misra and I. Antoniou -- Quantum zeno subspaces and dynamical superselection rules / P. Facchi and S. Pascazio -- Non-locality and superluminosity. Faster-than-light propagations, negative group delays, and their applications / R.Y. Chiao -- Signal velocity of superluminal light pulses / L.J. Wang -- Matter-wave diffraction off nano gratings: quantum effects / G.C. Hegerfeldt -- Superluminal tunneling devices / G. Nimtz -- Measurements of nonlocal variables / L. Vaidman -- Nonlocal Gross-Pitaevskii equation coupled to the noncondensate quantum kinetic equations in the theory of Bose-Einstein condensate formation, fluctuations, and decoherence / V.V. Kocharovsky, Vl. V. Kocharovsky and M.O. Scully -- Microscopic entropy flow and entropy production in resonance scattering / G. Ordonez, T. Petrosky and I. Prigogine -- Nonlocality and causality in quantum electrodynamics / G. Compagno [and others] -- Superluminal light pulse propagation in active nonlinear media / V.S. Letokhov.
Photonics. Generation and detection of photon number states on demand / H. Walther -- Quantum properties of solitons in optical fibers for optical communication / N. Korolkova [and others] -- Practical creation and detection of polarization Bell states using parametric down-conversion / K.J. Resch, J.S. Lundeen and A.M. Steinberg -- Time-reversed EPR and the choice of histories in quantum mechanics / A.C. Elitzur, S. Dolev and A. Zeilinger -- Photon induced chaotic scattering / L.E. Reichl and A. Emmanouilidou -- Quantum information and communication. Some properties of three-party entangled states and their application in quantum communication / A. Karlsson [and others] -- Atomic and nuclear interference effects for quantum information processing / O. Kocharovskaya [and others] -- Trojan horse attacking strategy on quantum cryptography / G.-H. Zeng -- Note on the EPR-chameleon experiment / L. Accardi, K. Imafuku and M. Regoli -- Quantum networks for distributed computation and communication / H.J. Kimble -- Geometric construction of multi-bit quantum gates / K. Mølmer, A. Sørensen and X.-G. Wang -- Bell's inequalities / K. Gustafson -- Systems and subsystems in quantum communication / V.V. Belokurov [and others] -- Quantum enhancements to channel capacity / S. Lloyd -- Entanglement, kinetic energy and the quantum fictitious potential / J. Botero [and others] -- Quantum computation. Long distance quantum communication / L. Duan [and others] -- Universal quantum computation with Josephson junctions / K. Ch. Chatzisavvas, C. Daskaloyannis and C.P. Panos -- Statistical mechanics approach to error-correcting codes / N. Sourlas -- Direct detection of quantum entanglement / P. Horodecki [and others] -- The theory of neural networks and cryptography / I. Kanter and W. Kinzel.
This volume presents the state of the art in the research on new possibilities for communication and computation based on quantum theory and nonlocality, as well as related directions and problems. It discusses challenging issues: decoherence and irreversibility; nonlocality and superluminosity; photonics; quantum information and communication; quantum computation.