Theoretical Physics of Information

Quantum Optics Schedule

1Ma 23/1216-18Introduction to the course. Review of quantum mechanics through its axioms: 1) State and observables postulates. Density matrix. Operation of trace and its properties. Rappresentation. 2) Composite systems postulate. Tensor product.
2Me 24/1216-18 Formal definition of entanglement. 3) Isolated systems evolution postulate: Schroedinger equation; 4) Measurement postulate. Born statistical formula. Expectation values. Definition of apparatus and its description in terms of POVM and instrument. Definition of POVM. Relations between Apparatus, POVM, observables and measurement postulate.