Quantum Club

For high school students

General information

Convener  Dr. Alexander Lvovsky
E-mail: Alex.Lvovsky(at)physics.ox.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1865 272275


Textbook   A. I. Lvovsky, Quantum Physics: An Introduction Based on Photons
Springer Amazon


Tutors        Information to be added


Oxford outreach page

Entrance test 2020


Syllabus and assignments

Assignment 0 (Complex numbers)

Assignment 1 (Linear spaces, basis, dimension)

Assignment 2 (Hilbert space, photon polarization, measurements, quantum cryptography)

Assignment 3 (Adjoint spaces, operators and matrices)

Assignment 4 (Hermitian operators, spectral theorem, commutators, quantum observables, uncertainty principle)

Assignment 5 (Unitary operators, functions of operators, quantum evolution)

Assignment 6 (Tensor product spaces, entanglement)

Assignment 7 (Local measurements, nonlocality, Bell inequality, interpretations of quantum mechanics)

Assignment 8 (Quantum computation, teleportation and repeaters)