Chapter 2. View into the quantum world II: entanglement and its consequences

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

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619092.ch2

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 II: entanglement and its consequences, in Entangled World: The Fascination of Quantum Information and Computation (ed J. Audretsch), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619092.ch2

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:

  • double-slit;
  • subsystems;
  • orthogonal;
  • entangled state;
  • EPR-correlations;
  • polarization

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Compound systems and entangled quantum states

  • Which-path information: entanglement destroys the ability to interfere

  • Hidden variables: is it all just classical physics?

  • Bell's inequality: limits of classical physics

  • The eavesdropper is detected: quantum cryptography

  • Sheep can be cloned, photons not

  • The parts and the whole