PH-720 Quantum Information Theory-II

  1. Quantum noise and quantum operation: Classical noise and Markov processes, quantum operations, environment and quantum operations, operator sum representation, axiomatic approach to quantum operations
  2. Strokes parameterization
  3. Examples of quantum noise and quantum operations: Bit-flip and phase flip channels, depolarizing channel, amplitude damping channel, phase damping channel
  4. Schumacher’s noiseless channel coding theorem, Holevo bound
  5. Distance measures for quantum information: Distance measures for classical information, Trace distance, fidelity
  6. Quantum Measurement: Distinguishing quantum states, Generalized measurements, Projective measurements, POVM
  7. Quantification of entanglement as a resource, entanglement of formation, concurrence, Wootter’s criteria


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