Assignments

ASSIGNMENTS READINGS
Problem set 1 (PDF)

For probability review

Shapiro, Jeffrey H. Optical Propagation, Detection, and Communication. Unpublished manuscript, chapter 3.

For linear algebra review

Amazon logo Nielsen, Michael A., and Isaac L. Chuang. Quantum Computation and Quantum Information. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2000, section 2.1. ISBN: 9780521635035.

Problem set 2 (PDF)

For basic Dirac-notation quantum mechanics

Amazon logo Nielsen, Michael A., and Isaac L. Chuang. Quantum Computation and Quantum Information. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2000, section 2.2. ISBN: 9780521635035.

Amazon logo Louisell, William H. Quantum Statistical Properties of Radiation. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1973, sections 1.1-1.16. Reprint, New York, NY: Wiley-Interscience, 1990. ISBN: 9780471523659.

Problem set 3 (PDF)  
Problem set 4 (PDF)  

Problem set 5 (PDF)

For normally-ordered forms

Amazon logo Louisell, William H. Quantum Statistical Properties of Radiation. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1973, section 3.2. Reprint, New York, NY: Wiley-Interscience, 1990. ISBN: 9780471523659.

Problem set 6 (PDF)  
Problem set 7 (PDF)  
Problem set 8 (PDF)

For entanglement and measures of entanglement

Amazon logo Mandel, Leonard, and Emil Wolf. Optical Coherence and Quantum Optics. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1995, section 12.14. ISBN: 9780521417112.

Amazon logo Bouwmeester, Dirk, Artur Ekert, and Anton Zeilinger, eds. The Physics of Quantum Information: Quantum Cryptography, Quantum Teleportation, and Quantum Computation. New York, NY: Springer Verlag, 2000, sections 3.4 and 3.5. ISBN: 9783540667780.

For qubit teleportation

Amazon logo Gerry, Christopher C., and Peter L. Knight. Introductory Quantum Optics. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2005, section 11.3. ISBN: 9780521527354.

Amazon logo Bouwmeester, Dirk, Artur Ekert, and Anton Zeilinger, eds. The Physics of Quantum Information: Quantum Cryptography, Quantum Teleportation, and Quantum Computation. New York, NY: Springer Verlag, 2000, sections 3.3 and 3.7. ISBN: 9783540667780.

For quadrature teleportation

Amazon logo Bouwmeester, Dirk, Artur Ekert, and Anton Zeilinger, eds. The Physics of Quantum Information: Quantum Cryptography, Quantum Teleportation, and Quantum Computation. New York, NY: Springer Verlag, 2000, section 3.9. ISBN: 9783540667780.

For optimum binary hypothesis testing

Amazon logo Helstrom, C. W. Quantum Detection and Estimation Theory. New York, NY: Academic Press, 1976, sections 4.2 and 6.1. ISBN: 9780123400505.