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260079 VO Quantum Foundations (2010S)

2.50 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik

Vorbesprechung: MO 01.03.2010, 15:00 Uhr, Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal

Details

Language: English

Examination dates

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 08.03. 10:15 - 12:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Monday 15.03. 10:15 - 12:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Monday 22.03. 10:15 - 12:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Monday 12.04. 10:15 - 12:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Monday 19.04. 10:15 - 12:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Monday 26.04. 10:15 - 12:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Monday 03.05. 10:15 - 12:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Monday 10.05. 10:15 - 12:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Monday 17.05. 10:15 - 12:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Monday 31.05. 10:15 - 12:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Monday 07.06. 10:15 - 12:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Monday 14.06. 10:15 - 12:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Monday 21.06. 10:15 - 12:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien
Monday 28.06. 10:15 - 12:00 Ernst-Mach-Hörsaal, Boltzmanngasse 5, 2. Stk., 1090 Wien

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Failure of classical concepts, Einstein's locality, Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen Paradox, Local Realism, Bell's inequalities, All-versus-nothing paradoxes, Mermin inequality, Quantum communication complexity, Quantum contextuality, Gleason's theorem, The Kochen-Specker theorem, Information and thermodynamics, Entropy, Impossible quantum
processing: No-signalling, no-cloning, no entropy decrease, Stronger-than-quantum correlations, Classical limit, Macrorealism, Leggett-Garg inequalities

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Deepening of conceptual understanding of quantum physics as well as learning of the mathematical formalism of quantum theory in the light of modern developments such as quantum information and quantum communication

Examination topics

Mathematics of theoretical physics

Reading list

Will be given in the lectures

Association in the course directory

PD310

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