Geometry of Quantum States Ebook

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Language: English
Publication Date: May 2006
Pages: 418
File Size: 4396 Kbytes

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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 Schr


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Geometry of Quantum States