Quantum Communications and Measurement

  • V. P. Belavkin
  • O. Hirota
  • R. L. Hudson

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. Quantum States & Input-Output Processes

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. V. P. Belavkin, O. Hirota, R. L. Hudson
      Pages 3-19
    3. Samuel L. Braunstein, Carlton M. Caves
      Pages 21-30
    4. Nicola Cufaro Petroni
      Pages 43-51
    5. Michael J. W. Hall
      Pages 53-59
    6. V. Bužek, G. Adam, G. Drobný
      Pages 69-80
    7. N. Lütkenhaus, Stephen M. Barnett
      Pages 81-87
    8. S. S. Hassan, R. K. Bullough, R. Saunders, H. A. Batarfi
      Pages 89-95
  3. Quantum Measurement Problem of Collapse

  4. Quantum Jumps, Diffusion & Localization

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 199-199
    2. G. J. Milburn, J. K. Breslin, H. M. Wiseman
      Pages 251-264
    3. Boris A. Grishanin, Victor N. Zadkov
      Pages 281-289
    4. R. J. Prance, R. Whiteman, T. D. Clark, J. Diggins, H. Prance, J. F. Ralph et al.
      Pages 299-306
  5. Quantum Channels, Entropy & Information

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 307-307
    2. G. M. D’Ariano, C. Macchiavello, M. G. A. Paris
      Pages 339-350
    3. Luigi Accardi, Masanori Ohya, Hiroki Suyari
      Pages 351-358
    4. Sergey A. Smirnov
      Pages 365-370
  6. Quantum Detection, Estimation & Filtering

About this book


The International Workshop on Quantum Communications and Measurement was held at the University of Nottingham from July 10-16, 1994. It followed the successful meeting on Quantum Aspects of Optical Communications in Paris in November 1990. This time the conference was devoted to mathematical, physical and engineering aspects of quantum noise, signal processing and quantum informa­ tion in open systems, quantum channels, and optical communications. It brought research workers in the experimental and engineering aspects of quantum optics and communication systems into contact with theoreticians working in quantum probability and measurement theory. The workshop was attended by more than 130 participants from 22 different countries. The largest groups [after the UK (31)] were from Japan (19) and from Russia (14). The subjects discussed included the mathematical foundations of quantum communication systems, experiments and devices, the problem of collapse and continuous measurement, quantum input and output processes, causality and nondemolition observation, squeezed states, quan­ tum jumps, state diffusion and spontaneous localization, filtering and control in quantum systems, and new quantum optical phenomena and effects, including non­ classical light. These new mathematical and physical ideas were stimulated by recent advances in generation and detection of light with low quantum noise and the development of techniques for trapping a single atom over an extended period of time, making it possible to observe individual quantum phenomena at the macroscopic level.


Signal communication communication systems complexity development dynamical systems entropy optics quantum system simulation

Editors and affiliations

  • V. P. Belavkin
    • 1
  • O. Hirota
    • 2
  • R. L. Hudson
    • 1
  1. 1.University of NottinghamNottinghamEngland
  2. 2.Tamagawa UniversityTokyoJapan

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