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Quantum information processing

A field which is concerned with what we can and cannot do with quantum information. Subfields include:

Quantum teleportation is one well-known quantum information processing operation which reliably transfers an unknown quantum state from one point to another distant point, destroying the original state in the process.

Reference:

  • Nielsen, M.A. and Chuang, I.L. Quantum computation and quantum information. Cambridge University Press, 2000.



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