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Course: Quantum Communication & Inf. Processing

Department/Abbreviation: OPT/PGKK

Year: 2020

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

Annotation: Postgraduate course on quantum communication and quantum information processing. Studens will learn in detail about the following: basic algebraic tools, mathematical description of quantum states, measurements and operations, quantum entanglement, quantum teleportation, quantum cryptography, quantum gates and quantum computing.

Course review:
- Quantum state, density matrix - EPR paradox, Bell inequalities - Basic algebraic tools, completely positive maps, generalized quantum measurements - Factorable states, separability criteria, measures of quantum entanglement - Generation of entangled states of light, parametric down conversion - Optimal measurement and discrimination of quantum states, optimal quantum copying - Quantum communication protocols, quantum cryptography, quantum teleportation, entanglement swapping, dense quantum coding, distillation and purification of entangled states, quantum repeaters, quantum memory for light - Quantum computing