Basic concepts for quantum optics and quantum technologies

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Title of host publicationProceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi"
DatePublished - 28 Sep 2020
Pages1-18
Number of pages18
PublisherIOS Press BV
EditorsMario Agio, Irene D'Amico, Rashid Zia
Original languageEnglish
ISBN (Electronic)9781643680989

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NameProceedings of the International School of Physics "Enrico Fermi"
Volume204
ISSN (Print)0074-784X
ISSN (Electronic)1879-8195

Abstract

This introductory paper aims to provide a brief review of some basic concepts in quantum optics and quantum information, such as quantization of the electro-magnetic field, Fock and coherent states, quadrature operators, qubits and quantum gates, entanglement, Bell states and Bell inequality, mixed states and the density operator.

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