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Quantum Information Processing & Communications in Europe
Publication in print - Brussels, March 2005 

Acknowledgements and Contributors

This publication is the result of the collective effort of 58 scientists from research institutions all over Europe and the respective team from Unit "Future & Emerging Technologies", DG INFSO, European Commission. We would like to thank all the contributors who have donated their time and expertise.

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The views expressed in this publication are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the official European Commission's view on the subjetc.

Editorial Team

Thierry Van der Pyl - Head of Unit
Antonella Karlson - Editor
Marie Belina-Podgatsky - Secretarial support
( Unit Future and Emerging Technologies, DG INFSO, European Commission )

Contributors 

Izo Abram; Ennio Arimondo; Konrad Banaszek; Almut Beige; Rainer Blatt; Immanuel Bloch; Sam Braunstein; Dagmar Bruss; Harry Buhrman; Vladimir Buzek; Nicolas Cerf; Ignacio Cirac; Francesco De Martini; David Deutsch; Artur Ekert; Claude Fabre; Nicolas Gisin; Philippe Grangier; Ed Hinds; Ryszard Horodecki; Richard Jozsa; Anders Karlsson; Peter Knight; Pieter Kok; Stefan Kröll; José Ignacio Latorre; Maciej Lewenstein; Gerd Leuchs; Daniel Ljunggren; Chiara Macchiavello; Irene Marzoli; Paolo Mataloni; Dieter Meschede; Klaus Moelmer; Hans Mooij; William J. Munro; Mattias Nilsson; Martin Plenio; Eugene Polzik; Jean-Michel Raimond; John Rarity; Gerhard Rempe; Miklos Santha; Joerg Schmiedmayer; Alexander Sergienko; Andrew Shields; Fabio Sciarrino; Andrew Steane; Maria Tengner; Paolo Tombesi; Jason Twamley; Ian Walmsley; Harald Weinfurter; Reinhard Werner; Andres Winter; Jörg Wrachtrup; Anton Zeilinger; Peter Zoller

Points of contact

Ulf Dahlsten   - Director: Emerging Technologies and Infrastructure
Thierry Van der Pyl - Head of Unit Future and Emerging Technologies Unit
Agnes Mertens - Secretary
Antonella Karlson - Scientific Officer coordinator FET QIPC Proactive Initiative

Table of Contents

  1. Cover page ( PDF )
     
  2. Foreword ( PDF )
    • Commissioner Mrs Reding
  3. Introduction ( PDF )
    • Thierry Van der Pyl - Head of Unit FET, DG INFSO, European Commission
    • Antonella Karlson - Coordinator QIPC, FET, DG INFSO, European Commission
  4. Overview ( PDF )
    • David Deutsch - Oxford University, UK
    • Artur Ekert - Cambridge University, UK
  5. Quantum Information ( PDF )
    • Anton Zeilinger – University of Vienna, AT
  6. Quantum entanglement ( PDF )
    • Chiara Macchiavello - University of Pavia, IT
    • Maciej Lewenstein - Institut de Ciènces Fotòniques (ICFO), ES
    • Dagmar Bruss - Heinrich-Heine-Universitaet Duesseldorf, D
  7. Various faces of quantum entanglement ( PDF )
    • Ryszard Horodecki - University of Gdansk, PL
  8. Quantum entanglement - multi-photon sources ( PDF )
    • Harald Weinfurter - University of Munich, D
    • Gerd Leuchs - University of Erlangen, D
  9. New perspectives in multiphoton entanglement and hyper-entanglement manipulations ( PDF )
    • Francesco De Martini - University of Rome La Sapienza, IT
    • Paolo Mataloni - University of Rome La Sapienza, IT
    • Fabio Sciarino - University of Rome La Sapienza, IT
  10. Quantum teleportation in Europe ( PDF )
    • Sam Braunstein - University of York, UK
    • Pieter Kok - Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, UK
  11. Quantum communication ( PDF )
    • Nicolas Gisin - University of Genève, CH
    • John Rarity - University of Bristol, UK
  12. Twin-photon sources for quantum information applications ( PDF )
    • Anders Karlsson - Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, SE
    • Daniel Ljunggren - Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, SE
    • Maria Tengner - Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Stockholm, SE
  13. Quantum interface between light and matter ( PDF )
    • Eugene S. Polzik , Niels Bohr Institute, DK
  14. Photonic engineering for quantum information processing ( PDF )
    • Ian A. Walmsley - Oxford University, UK
    • Konrad Banaszek - Oxford University, UK
  15. Semiconductor sources of single photons and photon pairs ( PDF )
    • Andrew Shields - Toshiba Research Cambridge, UK
    • Izo Abram - CNRS, FR
  16. Quantum cryptography ( PDF )
    • Artur Ekert - Cambridge University, UK
  17. Quantum cloning and key distribution with continuous variables ( PDF )
    • Nicolas Cerf - Université Libre de Bruxelles, BE
    • Philippe Grangier - Institut d'Optique, Paris, FR
  18. Quantum communication - quantum channel capacities ( PDF )
    • Reinhard Werner - TU Braunschweig, D
    • Andreas Winter - University of Bristol, UK
  19. Quantum information meets statistical mechanics ( PDF )
    • Martin Plenio - Imperial College, UK
    • José Ignacio Latorre - University of Barcelona, ES
  20. Quantum algorithms ( PDF )
    • Richard Jozsa - University of Bristol, UK
    • Miklos Santha - Université Paris-Sud, FR
    • Harry Buhrman - CWI, NL
  21. Quantum simulations ( PDF )
    • Vladimir Buzek - Slovak Academy of Sciences, SL
  22. Hiding from the environment: decoherence-free subspaces in quantum information processing ( PDF )
    • Peter Knight - Imperial College, UK
    • Almut Beige - Imperial College London, UK
    • William J. Munro - Hewlett Packard Laboratories, Bristol, UK
  23. Quantum information processing with atoms and ions ( PDF )
    • Peter Zoller - University of Innsbruck, AT
    • Ignacio Cirac - Max-Olank-Institut fur Quantenoptik, D
  24. QIP with trapped ions ( PDF )
    • Rainer Blatt - University of Innsbruck, AT
    • Andrew Steane - University of Oxford, UK
  25. Cavity quantum electrodynamics ( PDF )
    • Jean-Michel Raimond - CNRS-ENS, FR
    • Gerhard Rempe - Max Plank Institut fur Quantenoptik, D
  26. QIP with trapped electrons in vacuum ( PDF )
    • Paolo Tombesi - University of Camerino, IT
    • Irene Marzoli - University of Camerino, IT
  27. Atom chips ( PDF )
    • Joerg Schmiedmayer - University of Heidelberg, D
    • Ed Hinds - Imperial College London, UK
  28. Atom q-bits and optical lattices ( PDF )
    • Immanuel Bloch - Johannes-Gutenberg University, D
    • Ennio Arimondo - University of Pisa, IT
    • Dieter Meschede - University of Bonn, D
  29. Superconducting qubits: quantum mechanics by fabrication ( PDF )
    • Hans Mooij - TU Delft, NL
  30. Quantum information processing in carbon ( PDF )
    • Jason Twamley - NUI Maynooth, IR
    • Jörg Wrachtrup - University of Sttutgart, D
  31. Quantum computing with rare-earth-ion doped crystals ( PDF )
    • Stefan Kröll - Lund Institute of Technology, D
    • Klaus Moelmer - University of Aarhus, DK
    • Mattias Nilsson - Lund Institute of Technology, SE
  32. Quantum imaging ( PDF )
    • Claude Fabre - Laboratoire Kastler Brossel, FR
  33. Quantum measurement with entangled-photon states ( PDF )
    • Alexander Sergienko - Elsag Spa, IT