Chapter 1. View into the quantum world I: Fundamental phenomena and concepts

  1. Prof. Dr. Jürgen Audretsch
  1. Jürgen Audretsch

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619092.ch1

Entangled World: The Fascination of Quantum Information and Computation

Entangled World: The Fascination of Quantum Information and Computation

How to Cite

Audretsch, J. View into the quantum world I: Fundamental phenomena and concepts, in Entangled World: The Fascination of Quantum Information and Computation (ed J. Audretsch), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619092.ch1

Editor Information

  1. University of Konstanz, Department of Physics, Konstanz, Germany. Juergen.Audretsch@Uni-Konstanz.de

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2007
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ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527404704

Online ISBN: 9783527619092

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Keywords:

  • gedankenexperiments;
  • interaction-free;
  • diffraction optics;
  • electrodynamics;
  • relative frequency

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Diffraction at a single slit

  • Atom optics

  • The quantum domain

  • Quantum measurements

  • A theory for the quantum domain

  • The quantum Zeno effect: How to stop the dynamical evolution

  • Photons: quantum objects of light

  • Is it possible to see in the dark? Interaction-free quantum measurements

  • What is real? Interpretations of quantum theory