Quantum Decoherence

  title={Quantum Decoherence},
  author={Maximilian Schlosshauer},
  • Maximilian Schlosshauer
  • Published 2019
  • Physics
  • Quantum decoherence plays a pivotal role in the dynamical description of the quantum-to-classical transition and is the main impediment to the realization of devices for quantum information processing. This paper gives an overview of the theory and experimental observation of the decoherence mechanism. We introduce the essential concepts and the mathematical formalism of decoherence, focusing on the picture of the decoherence process as a continuous monitoring of a quantum system by its… CONTINUE READING


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