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Course: Conceptual Issues in Quantum Theory

Department/Abbreviation: OPT/KOKT

Year: 2020

Guarantee: 'prof. RNDr. Miloslav Dušek, Dr.'

Annotation: Better understanding of the foundations of quantum theory.

Course review:
- Historical motivation of the origin of quantum theory - Quantum interference, principle of superposition, quantum measurement - Quantum state preparation and quantum tests, projection operators, density matrix, POVM - Interaction-free measurement, quantum Zeno effect - Collapse of the wave function, decoherence - Various interpretation of quantum mechanics - Indistinguishable particles - EPR paradox, hidden parameters, Bell inequalities - Quantum correlations and non-locality - Parametric down conversion - Quantum optical experiments - Quantum teleportation - Quantum cryptography - Quantum computation