Summary

This course provides all students with a broad view of the diverse aspects of the field: quantum physics, communication, computation, simulation, quantum hardware technologies, quantum sensing and metrology. The course will be an overview of frontiers of the domain and taught by multiple instructors

Content

Keywords

quantum bit, qubit, quantum information, quantum computation, algorithms, spin, quantum sensing, metrology, NISQ devices, cryogenic electronics, quantum-classical interface.

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

  • Linear Algebra
  • Elementary physics classes

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

  • Describe various frontier topics in quantum science and technology.
  • Illustrate quantum principles for simple systems
  • Recognize quantum computation models
  • Explain the simplest primitive communication protocols
  • Present current hardware technologies and their applications
  • Design electronics for quantum systems

Teaching methods

  • Ex-cathedra lectures
  • Exercices session

Assessment methods

  • Written exam

Supervision

Assistants Yes
Forum Yes

Resources

Bibliography

  • The physics of information technology / Gershenfeld
  • Quantum computation and quantum information / Nielsen and Chuang
  • Quantum computer science: an introduction /Mermin
  • Bharti, K., et al., 2022. Noisy intermediate-scale quantum algorithms. Rev. Mod. Phys. 94, 015004.

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Introduction to quantum science and technology
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Semester: Fall
  • Exam form: Written (winter session)
  • Subject examined: Introduction to quantum science and technology
  • Lecture: 3 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Exercises: 1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9MAA112    
9-10    
10-11    
11-12MAA112    
12-13     
13-14     
14-15     
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     

Monday, 8h - 11h: Lecture MAA112

Monday, 11h - 12h: Exercise, TP MAA112