All Q-operations

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Abstract

So far we have learned certain particular q-operations like the unitary transformations, the q-measurements, and the reduction of state. The set of generic q-operations is much larger. We learn the elegant mathematical classification. We discuss its various physical interpretations typically involving the temporary enlargement of the system by a certain environmental system, subsequent unitary and measurement operations on the obtained composite system, and an ultimate reduction to the original system.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)79-87
Number of pages9
JournalLecture Notes in Physics
Volume827
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jul 1 2011

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  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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