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
A216 Quantum Mechanics I, or simlar undergradute preparation.
Students may wish to take this with A217 Quantum Mechanics II, A273 Ultracold Quantum Gasses and A218 Condensed Matter Physics