Special Issue "Quantum Information and Foundations"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 28 February 2018
Prof. Dr. Giacomo Mauro D'Ariano
Dr. Paolo Perinotti
QUit Group, Department of Physics, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Interests: quantum foundations; quantum information theory; quantum cellular automata and quantum walks; foundations of quantum field theory; tension between quantum theory and general relativity
Quantum information has dramatically changed information science and technology, looking at the quantum nature of the information carrier as a resource for building new information protocols, designing radically new communication and computation algorithms, and ultra-sensitive measurements in metrology, with a wealth of applications. On the fundamental side, the new discipline has led us to regard quantum theory itself as a special theory of information, and has opened routes for exploring solutions to the tension with general relativity, based for example on the holographic principle, on non-causal variations of the theory, or else on the powerful algorithm of the quantum cellular automaton which has revealed new routes for exploring quantum fields theory both as a new microscopic mechanism on the fundamental side, and as a tool for efficient physical quantum simulations on the practical side. In this golden age of foundations, an astonishing number of new ideas, frameworks and results, spawned by the quantum information theory experience, have revolutionized the way we think about the subject, with a new research community emerging worldwide, including scientists from computer science and mathematics.
Prof. Giacomo Mauro D'Ariano
Dr. Paolo Perinotti
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- Quantum information
- quantum foundations
- probabilistic theories
- quantum computation
- quantum communications
- quantum field theory
- quantum cellular automata
- quantum walks
- quantum simulations
The below list represents only planned manuscripts. Some of these manuscripts have not been received by the Editorial Office yet. Papers submitted to MDPI journals are subject to peer-review.
Tentative title: A no-go theorem for the "facts of the world"
Author: Caslav Brukner
Tentative title: Operational principles for quantum thermodynamics
Author: Giulio Chiribella
Tentative title: A field guide to quantum reconstructions
Author: Alexander Wilce
Tentative title: The operational road to Quantum Gravity
Author: Lucien Hardy
Tentative title: Computation in a general physical setting
Author: Jonathan Barrett
Tentative title: Quantum Relative Entropy
Author: Ariel Caticha and Kevin Vanslette
Tentative title: Simultaneous measurement of noncommuting spin components: performance and applications
Authors: Marc-Olivier Renou, Tomer Barnea, Florian Fröwis and Nicolas Gisin
Tentative Title: Operational Dynamical Modeling of Relativistic Systems
Authors: Renan Cabrera, Denys Bondar, Herschel Rabitz
Affiliation: Princeton University
Tentative title: QBist causal networks
Author: Ruediger Schack