Special Issue "Foundations of Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Information Theory"

A special issue of Entropy (ISSN 1099-4300). This special issue belongs to the section "Quantum Information".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 June 2020.

Special Issue Editors

Dr. Gustavo Martin Bosyk
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Institute of Physics La Plata – CONICET, La Plata, Argentina
Interests: quantum information processing; quantum correlations; uncertainty relations; majorization theory and its applications
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Dr. Sebastian Fortin
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CONICET, Universidad de Buenos Aires, Departamento de Física, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Interests: interpretation of quantum mechanics; quantum decoherence; classical limit of quantum mechanics; quantum information theory
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Dr. Federico Holik
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Instituto de Física La Plata, CONICET 115 y 49, (1900) La Plata, Argentina
Interests: foundations of quantum mechanics; quantum information theory; quantum probabilities
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Dr. Ana Majtey
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Facultad de Matemática, Astronomía y Física, Universidad Nacional de Córdoba, Ciudad Universitaria, 5000 Córdoba, Argentina
Interests: Quantum Information

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

From the moment of its inception, quantum theory has posed deep questions with regard to the fundamental problems of physics. During the last few decades, the advent of quantum information theory and the possibility of developing quantum computers have given rise to renewed interest in foundational issues. Research in the foundations of quantum mechanics has particularly been influenced by the development of novel laboratory techniques, allowing for the experimental verification of the most debated aspects of the quantum formalism.

The IX Conference on Quantum Foundations (https://sites.google.com/view/ixjfc/home), to be held in November 27–29, 2019, in Córdoba, Argentina, aims to gather experts in the field to promote academic debate on the foundational problems of quantum theory. This Special Issue captures the main aspects of this debate by incorporating a selected list of contributions presented at the conference. Researchers not attending the conference are also welcome to present their original and recent developments, as well as review papers, on the topics listed below. All contributions will be peer-reviewed.

Topics of the Special Issue:

  • Quantum information science
  • Quantum statistical mechanics
  • Information measures in quantum theory
  • Quantum correlations
  • Geometrical methods applied to quantum theory
  • Violation of bell inequalities
  • Quantum probabilities
  • Decoherence and classical limit
  • Quantum computing
  • Interpretations of quantum mechanics
  • Quantum contextuality
  • Quantum indistinguishability
  • Quantum logic
  • Algebraic methods in quantum theory
  • Hidden variable theories
  • Nonlinear methods applied to quantum theory
  • Foundations of relativistic quantum mechanics

Dr. Gustavo Martin Bosyk
Dr. Sebastian Fortin
Dr. Federico Holik
Dr. Ana Majtey
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A First Step to the Categorical Logic of Quantum Programs
Entropy 2020, 22(2), 144; https://doi.org/10.3390/e22020144 - 24 Jan 2020
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The long-term goal of our research is to develop a powerful quantum logic which is useful in the formal verification of quantum programs and protocols. In this paper we introduce the basic idea of our categorical logic of quantum programs (CLQP): It combines [...] Read more.
The long-term goal of our research is to develop a powerful quantum logic which is useful in the formal verification of quantum programs and protocols. In this paper we introduce the basic idea of our categorical logic of quantum programs (CLQP): It combines the logic of quantum programming (LQP) and categorical quantum mechanics (CQM) such that the advantages of both LQP and CQM are preserved while their disadvantages are overcome. We present the syntax, semantics and proof system of CLQP. As a proof-of-concept, we apply CLQP to verify the correctness of Deutsch’s algorithm and the concealing property of quantum bit commitment. Full article
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