Sheaf-theoretic methods in quantum mechanics and quantum information theory
In this thesis we use the language of sheaf theory in an attempt to develop a deeper understanding of some of the fundamental differences - such as entanglement, contextuality and non-locality - which separate quantum from classical physics.
We first present, based on the work of Abramsky and Brandenburger , how sheaves, defined over certain posets of physically meaningful contexts, give a natural setting for capturing and analysing important quantum mechanical phenomena, such as...Expand abstract
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