Physics, Mathematics, and All that Quantum Jazz: Proceedings of the Summer Workshop by Shu Tanaka

Physics, Mathematics, and All that Quantum Jazz: Proceedings of the Summer Workshop

byShu Tanaka, Masamitsu Bando, Utkan Güngördü

Kobo ebook | March 11, 2014

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This book is a collection of contributions from a Summer Workshop on “Physics, Mathematics, and All That Quantum Jazz”. Subjects of the symposium include quantum information theory, quantum annealing, Bose gases, and thermodynamics from a viewpoint of quantum physics. Contributions to this book are prepared in a self-contained manner so that readers with a modest background may understand the subjects.


  • My Life as a Quantum Physicist (M Nakahara)
  • A Review on Operator Quantum Error Correction — Dedicated to Professor Mikio Nakahara on the Occasion of His 60th Birthday (C-K Li, Y-T Poon and N-S Sze)
  • Implementing Measurement Operators in Linear Optical and Solid-State Qubits (Y Ota, S Ashhab and F Nori)
  • Fast and Accurate Simulation of Quantum Computing by Multi-Precision MPS: Recent Development (A Saitoh)
  • Entanglement Properties of a Quantum Lattice-Gas Model on Square and Triangular Ladders (S Tanaka, R Tamura and H Katsura)
  • On Signal Amplification from Weak-Value Amplification (Y Shikano)
  • Topological Protection of Quantum Information (K Fujii)
  • Quantum Annealing with Antiferromagnetic Fluctuations for Mean-Field Models (Y Seki and H Nishimori)
  • A Method to Change Phase Transition Nature — Toward Annealing Methods (R Tamura and S Tanaka)
  • Computational Analysis of the First Stage of the Photosynthetic System, the Light-Dependent Reaction, by Quantum Chemical Simulation Method (M Tada-Umezaki)
  • Two-Qubit Gate Operation on Selected Nearest Neighboring Qubits in a Neutral Atom Quantum Computer (E Hosseini Lapasar, K Kasamatsu, S Nic Chormaic, T Takui, Y Kondo, M Nakahara and T Ohmi)
  • A Simple Operator Quantum Error Correction Scheme Avoiding Fully Correlated Errors (C Bagnasco, Y Kondo and M Nakahara)
  • Black Hole Predictability, Classical and Quantum (A Ishibashi)
  • Classical Field Simulation of Finite-Temperature Bose Gases (T Sato)
  • Atomic Quantum Simulations of Lattice Gauge Theory: Effect of Gauge Symmetry Breaking (K Kasamatsu, I Ichinose and T Matsui)
  • Recursive Construction of Noiseless Subsystem for Qudits (U Güngördü, C-K Li, M Nakahara, Y-T Poon and N-S Sze)
  • Composite Quantum Gates for Precise Quantum Control (M Bando, T Ichikawa, Y Kondo and M Nakahara)
  • New Formulation of Statistical Mechanics Using Thermal Pure Quantum States (S Sugiura and A Shimizu)
  • Thermodynamics in Unitary Time Evolution (T N Ikeda)
  • Second Law of Thermodynamics with QC-Mutual Information (T Sagawa)

Readership: Graduate students and researchers in physics, mathematics, informatics and computer science. Accessible to advanced undergraduate students.
Key Features:

  • This book includes wide-ranging areas of quantum physics, e.g., quantum annealing, topological quantum computation, quantum error correction, and foundation of thermodynamics
  • Some of the authors are PhD students. This book includes very recent topics relating to quantum physics
  • Prominent authors: Professor Mikio Nakahara and Professor Chi-Kwong Li, Professor Akihiro Ishibashi, and Professor Kenichi Kasamatsu
Title:Physics, Mathematics, and All that Quantum Jazz: Proceedings of the Summer WorkshopFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 11, 2014Publisher:World Scientific Publishing CompanyLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9814602388

ISBN - 13:9789814602389

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