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Quantum Technology

Course 0000000774 in WS 2023/4

General Data

Course Type lecture
Semester Weekly Hours 2 SWS
Organisational Unit Quantum Networks
Lecturers Andreas Reiserer
Dates Wed, 10:00–12:00, PH II 127

Assignment to Modules

  • PH2263: Quantentechnologie / Quantum Technology
    This module is included in the following catalogs:
    • Specific catalogue of special courses for condensed matter physics
    • Specific catalogue of special courses for Applied and Engineering Physics
    • Complementary catalogue of special courses for nuclear, particle, and astrophysics
    • Complementary catalogue of special courses for Biophysics

Further Information

Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks Quantum theory was originally formulated as a statistical theory that describes ensembles of particles. Meanwhile, however, experiments in many laboratories around the world (and even by Google, IBM, Microsoft and Intel) have demonstrated quantum control over single particles. This has led to the dream of a “second quantum revolution”, in which the strangeness and the power of quantum physics is harnessed to facilitate novel technologies that provide possibilities beyond those offered by any classical device. In diverse settings, theory and proof-of-concept experiments have shown that one can gain unique advantage by storing, transmitting, and processing information encoded in systems that exhibit quantum properties. Examples include quantum cryptography (that allows for unbreakable encryption), quantum measurements (that can provide unprecedented resolution), quantum simulation (that can help to gain insight into complex quantum systems and materials), and quantum information processing (that can dramatically improve computational power for specific tasks).This module will cover the basic principles that lie at the heart of the mentioned quantum technologies: The quantum harmonic oscillator and quantum two-level systems (qubits), generation and control of single photons and other quantum light fields, entanglement, decoherence, quantum measurement, experimental techniques for qubit control, quantum error correction, atomic clocks, quantum sensing, quantum communication, and the various types of quantum hardware used in current experiments.
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Equivalent Courses (e. g. in other semesters)

WS 2022/3 Quantum Technology Reiserer, A. Wed, 10:00–12:00, PH II 127
WS 2021/2 Quantum Technology Reiserer, A. Wed, 10:00–12:00, PH II 127
WS 2019/20 Quantum Technology Reiserer, A. Wed, 10:00–12:00, PH II 127
SS 2018 Quantum Technology Rempe, G.
Assistants: Reiserer, A.
Wed, 10:00–12:00, PH II 127
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