Quantum Informatics

  • Dirk Dubbers
  • Hans-Jürgen Stöckmann
Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)


The field of quantum informatics is in rapid evolution. It has three main objectives: the simulation of physical quantum systems that are inaccessible to conventional computing; quantum computing of hard mathematical problems; long-distance quantum communication. We list basic requirements that quantum hardware has to meet, discuss the difficulties encountered, and give a snapshot on experimental approaches to quantum computing and communication in atomic, solid state, and photonic systems.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Dirk Dubbers
    • 1
  • Hans-Jürgen Stöckmann
    • 2
  1. 1.Fak. Physik und Astronomie, Physikalisches InstitutUniversität HeidelbergHeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.Fachbereich Physik Philipps-Universität MarburgMarburgGermany

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