Advanced course in Quantum Mechanics, based on recent theoretical and experimental advances. Evolution in Hilbert space and quantum bits; conditional quantum dynamics; quantum simulations; quantum Fourier transform and quantum search algorithms; ion-trap and NMR experiments; quantum noise and master equations; Hilbert space distances; Von Neumann entropy; Holevo bound; entanglement as a physical resource; quantum cryptography; lab: quantum eraser, interaction free measurement.
- Quantum Mechanics: Mathematical Framework
- Quantum Mechanical Postulates
- Quantum Measurements
- Quantum Algorithms
- Quantum Computing: Physical Realisations
- Quantum Noise
- Entropy and Information
- Quantum Statistical Mechanics
- Quantum Information Theory
Solid undergraduate Quantum Mechanics preparation.
Students may wish to take this with A273 Ultracold Quantum Gasses and A218 Condensed Matter Physics.