Elements of Quantum Information

Elements of Quantum Information

Editor(s): Wolfgang P. Schleich, Herbert Walther

Published Online: 10 MAY 2007

Print ISBN: 9783527407255

Online ISBN: 9783527611065

DOI: 10.1002/9783527611065

About this Book

'Elements of Quantum Information' introduces the reader to the fascinating field of quantum information processing, which lives on the interface between computer science, physics, mathematics, and engineering. This interdisciplinary branch of science thrives on the use of quantum mechanics as a resource for high potential modern applications. With its wide coverage of experiments, applications, and specialized topics - all written by renowned experts - 'Elements of Quantum Information' provides an indispensable up-to-date account of the state of the art of this rapidly advancing field and takes the reader straight up to the frontiers of current research. The articles have first appeared as a special issue of the journal 'Fortschritte der Physik/Progress of Physics'. Since then, they have been carefully updated. The book will be an inspiring source of information and insight for anyone researching and specializing in experiments and theory of quantum information.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 3

      Transport Dynamics of Single Ions in Segmented Microstructured Paul Trap Arrays (pages 69–97)

      R. Reichle, D. Leibfried, R. B. Blakestad, J. Britton, J.D. Jost, E. Knill, C. Langer, R. Ozeri, S. Seidelin and D. J. Wineland

    3. Chapter 5

      Quantum Information Processing in Optical Lattices and Magnetic Microtraps (pages 121–144)

      Philipp Treutlein, Tilo Steinmetz, Yves Colombe, Benjamin Lev, Peter Hommelhoff, Jakob Reichel, Markus Greiner, Olaf Mandel, Artur Widera, Tim Rom, Immanuel Bloch and Theodor W. Hänsch

    4. Chapter 8

      Detecting Neutral Atoms on an Atom Chip (pages 185–210)

      Marco Wilzbach, Albrecht Haase, Michael Schwarz, Dennis Heine, Kai Wicker, Xiyuan Liu, Karl-Heinz Brenner, Sönke Groth, Thomas Fernholz, Björn Hessmo and Jörg Schmiedmayer

    5. Chapter 9

      High Resolution Rydberg Spectroscopy of Ultracold Rubidium Atoms (pages 211–225)

      Axel Grabowski, Rolf Heidemann, Robert Löw, Jürgen Stuhler and Tilman Pfau

    6. Chapter 10

      Prospects of Ultracold Rydberg Gases for Quantum Information Processing (pages 227–242)

      Markus Reetz-Lamour, Thomas Amthor, Johannes Deiglmayr, Sebastian Westermann, Kilian Singer, André Luiz de Oliveira, Luis Gustavo Marcassa and Matthias Weidemüller

    7. Chapter 14

      Experimental Quantum Secret Sharing (pages 303–314)

      Christian Schmid, Pavel Trojek, Sascha Gaertner, Mohamed Bourennane, Christian Kurtsiefer, Marek Zukowski and Harald Weinfurter

    8. Chapter 15

      Free Space Quantum Key Distribution: Towards a Real Life Application (pages 315–323)

      Henning Weier, Tobias Schmitt-Manderbach, Nadja Regner, Christian Kurtsiefer and Harald Weinfurter

    9. Chapter 17

      Factorization of Numbers with Physical Systems (pages 339–353)

      Wolfgang Merkel, Ilya Sh. Averbukh, Bertrand Girard, Michael Mehring, Gerhard G. Paulus and Wolfgang P. Schleich

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