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Presents the basics of large-scale quantum information processing and networking
Covers most aspects of the problems of state transfer and quantum network engineering
Reflects the interdisciplinary nature of the field
Presents various theoretical approaches as well as possible implementations and related experiments
Faithful communication is a necessary precondition for large-scale quantum information processing and networking, irrespective of the physical platform. Thus, the problems of quantum-state transfer and quantum-network engineering have attracted enormous interest over the last years, and constitute one of the most active areas of research in quantum information processing. The present volume introduces the reader to fundamental concepts and various aspects of this exciting research area, including links to other related areas and problems. The implementation of state-transfer schemes and the engineering of quantum networks are discussed in the framework of various quantum optical and condensed matter systems, emphasizing the interdisciplinary character of the research area. Each chapter is a review of theoretical or experimental achievements on a particular topic, written by leading scientists in the field. The volume aims at both newcomers as well as experienced researchers.
Content Level »Research
Keywords »Engineering of Quantum Networks - Quantum Communication - Quantum Information Processing - Quantum Networks - Quantum State Transfer - Quantum Transport - Spin Chains - State-transfer Schemes