Geometry of Quantum States: An Introduction to Quantum Entanglement

 
9780511535048: Geometry of Quantum States: An Introduction to Quantum Entanglement
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Quantum information theory is at the frontiers of physics, mathematics and information science, offering a variety of solutions that are impossible using classical theory. This book provides an introduction to the key concepts used in processing quantum information and reveals that quantum mechanics is a generalisation of classical probability theory. After a gentle introduction to the necessary mathematics the authors describe the geometry of quantum state spaces. Focusing on finite dimensional Hilbert spaces, they discuss the statistical distance measures and entropies used in quantum theory. The final part of the book is devoted to quantum entanglement - a non-intuitive phenomenon discovered by Schrödinger, which has become a key resource for quantum computation. This richly-illustrated book is useful to a broad audience of graduates and researchers interested in quantum information theory. Exercises follow each chapter, with hints and answers supplied.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

Book Description:

An introduction to the key concepts of quantum information processing. The authors cover basic quantum theory, the geometry of quantum state spaces and quantum entanglement, which has become a key resource for quantum computation. This richly-illustrated book is useful to graduates and researchers interested in quantum information theory.

About the Author:

Ingemar Bengtsson is Professor of Physics at Stockholm University. After gaining a Ph.D. in Theoretical Physics from the University of Göteborg (1984), she held post-doctoral positions at CERN, Geneva, and Imperial College, London. She returned to Göteborg in 1988 as a research assistant at Chalmers University of Technnology, before taking up a position as Lecturer in Physics at Stockholm University in 1993. She was appointed Professor of Physics in 2000. Professor Bengtsson is a member of the Swedish Physical Society and a former board member of its Divisions for Particle Physics and for Gravitation. Her favoured research areas are related to geometry, in the forms of general relativity and quantum mechanics.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

(No Available Copies)

Search Books:



Create a Want

If you know the book but cannot find it on AbeBooks, we can automatically search for it on your behalf as new inventory is added. If it is added to AbeBooks by one of our member booksellers, we will notify you!

Create a Want

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781107026254: Geometry of Quantum States: An Introduction to Quantum Entanglement

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1107026253 ISBN 13:  9781107026254
Publisher: Cambridge University Press, 2017
Hardcover

9780521891400: Geometry of Quantum States: An Introduction to Quantum Entanglement

Cambri..., 2008
Softcover

9780521814515: Geometry of Quantum States: An Introduction to Quantum Entanglement

Cambri..., 2006
Hardcover