Decoupling Method in Quantum Shannon Theory

19 October 2015 Originally lectured in 2015 as part of the quantum information theory masters course for the UCL quantum CDT.

Lecture Notes

Recommended reading

Much of the material covered here (and more!) was originally proven in the Mother of All Protocols paper by Abeyesinghe, Devetak, Hayden and Winter.

These notes largely follow Section 10.9 of Preskill's wonderful lecture notes, with a (very) few modifications and additions.

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