Thomas Vidick




Thomas Vidick is Assistant Professor in the department of Computing and Mathematical Sciences at the California Institute of Technology, where he is also a member of the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter. He received his Ph.D. from UC Berkeley in 2011 and spent two years as a postdoc at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

His main works are in quantum complexity and cryptography, with a focus on employing techniques from computer science to tackle deep problems in quantum information.

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Oct 10th 2016

Learn how quantum communication provides security that is guaranteed by the laws of nature. How can you tell a secret when everyone is able to listen in? In this course, you will learn how to use quantum effects, such as quantum entanglement and uncertainty, to implement cryptographic tasks with levels of security that are impossible to achieve classically.

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