Search

Literature for course on "Fundamental aspects of quantum theory"


1. Complementarity

1.1. Interference of massive particles

  • M. Arndt, O. Nairz, J. Vos-Andreae, C. Keller, G. van der Zouw, A.Zeilinger
    Wave-particle duality of C60 molecules
    Nature 401, 680 (1999)

1.2.2. Which-way information without uncertainty relation

  • M. O. Scully, B.-G. Englert, H.Walther
    Quantum optical tests of complementarity
    Nature 351, 111 (1991)

1.2.3. Ramsey interferometer

1.2.4. Which-way information and fringe contrast

1.2.5. Quantum eraser

  • B.-G. Englert
    Remarks on Some Basic Issues in Quantum Mechanics
    Z. Naturforsch. 54a, 11 (1999)
  • B.-G. Englert, M. O. Scully, H. Walther
    Quantum erasure in double-slit interferometers with which-way detectors
    Am. J. Phys. 67, 325 (1999)
  • Y.-H. Kim, R. Yu, S. P. Kulik, Y. Shih, M. O. Scully
    Delayed "Choice" Quantum Eraser
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 84, 1 (2000)

1.3. Two-particle interference

  • D. M. Greenberger, M. A. Horne, A. Zeilinger
    Multiparticle interferometry and the superposition principle
    Physics Today, August 1993, S. 22

1.3.1. Complementarity of one- and two-particle interference

1.3.2. Two applications

1.4.3. Antibunching

2. Nonlocality

2.1. Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox

  • A. Einstein, B. Podolsky, N. Rosen
    Can Quantum-Mechanical Description of Physical Reality Be Considered Complete?
    Phys. Rev. 47, 777 (1935)

2.2. Bell's inequality

  • J. S. Bell
    On the Einstein Podolsky Rosen paradox
    Physics 1, 195 (1964)
  • J. F. Clauser, M. A. Horne, A. Shimony, R. A. Holt
    Proposed experiment to test local hidden-variable theories
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 23, 880 (1969)
  • N. Gisin, B. Gisin
    A local hidden variable model of quantum correlation exploiting the detection loophole
    Phys. Lett. A 260, 323 (1999) [quant-ph/9905018]

2.3. Experiments on Bell's inequality

2.3.1. Experiment by Aspect et al.

  • A. Aspect, J. Dalibard, G. Roger
    Experimental Test of Bell's Inequalities Using Time-Varying Analyzers
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 49, 1804 (1982)
  • J. F. Clauser, M. A. Horne, A. Shimony, R. A. Holt
    Proposed experiment to test local hidden-variable theories
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 23, 880 (1969)
  • A. Zeilinger
    Testing Bell's inequalities with periodic switching
    Phys. Lett. A 118, 1 (1986)

2.3.2. Innsbruck experiment

2.3.3. Geneva experiment

2.4. Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger states

  • D. M. Greenberger, M. A. Horne, A. Shimony, A. Zeilinger
    Bell's theorem without inequalities
    Am. J. Phys. 58, 1131 (1990)
  • N. D. Mermin
    Quantum mysteries revisited
    Am. J. Phys. 58, 731 (1990)
  • R. Laflamme, E. Knill, W. H. Zurek, P. Catasti, S. V. S. Mariappan
    NMR Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger states
    Phil. Trans. Roy. Soc. London A 356, 1941 (1998) [quant-ph/9709025]
  • D. Bouwmeester, J.-W. Pan, M. Daniell, H. Weinfurter, A. Zeilinger
    Obseration of Three-Photon Greenberger-Horne-Zeilinger Entanglement
    Phys. Rev. Lett. 82, 1345 (1999)

3. Decoherence

3.1. Superposition of states

  • E. Schrödinger
    Die gegenwärtige Situation in der Quantenmechanik
    Naturwissenschaften 23, 807 (1935)

3.5. Observation of decoherence