2006 International Quantum
This year the recipients of the Sixth International
Award on Quantum Communication are:
1. William K. Wootters
2. Ignacio Cirac and Peter Zoller
1. Philippe Grangier
C. H. Bennett, for pioneering work on quantum
C. Helstrom, for pioneering work on signal detection
and estimation theory.
A. S. Holevo, for pioneering work on mathematical
foundation of quantum communications.
H. P. Yuen, for pioneering work on quantum state
control of light.
H. J. Kimble, for outstanding experimental advances
in the areas of quantum measurements, cavity QED, and quantum
P. Shor, for ground-breaking contributions to
the field of quantum computing.
P. Benioff, for fundamental contributions to quantum
computing, especially his seminal work that first established quantum computation as a theoretical possibility.
D. Wineland/C. Monroe, for pioneering experiments
demonstrating quantum information processing and quantum entanglement
in a system of trapped ions.
D. Deutsch, for fundamental contributions to quantum
computing that include pioneering work on the quantum Turing machine.
S. Haroche, for fundamental contributions to
quantum state generation that include pioneering work on quantum superposition.
B. Schumacher, for fundamental contributions
to quantum information theory that include pioneering work on quantum data compression.
R. Jozsa, for the contribution of pioneering work
on theoretical quantum communication and quantum information theory.
P. Kumar, for the contribution of challenging
work on experimental quantum communication and
quantum cryptography for the real world.