Coursebooks

Quantum Information and Quantum Computing

PHYS-641

Lecturer(s) :

Savona Vincenzo

Language:

English

Frequency

Every year

Remark

Next time: Fall

Summary

After introducing the foundations of classical and quantum information theory, and quantum measurement, the course will address the theory and practice of digital quantum computing, covering fundamental and advanced topics such as recent quantum algorithms and the theory of quantum error correction.

Content

Introduction

 

- Crash course on quantum mechanics
- Quantum measurement and interaction with the environment
- Foundations of classical and quantum information theory

 

Quantum computing
- The quantum circuit model
- Universal quantum gates
- Quantum advantage and the Deutsch-Jozsa algorithm

 

Overview of quantum algorithms
- The quantum Fourier transform and Shor's factoring algorithm
- The quantum state amplification and Grover's database search algorithm
- The quantum phase estimation and linear system solving
- Digital quantum simulation and unitary time evolution
- The variational quantum eigensolver

 

Noise in quantum hardware and the digital noise model

 

Quantum error correction
- The Shor quantum error correction code
- Stabilizer codes
- Fault-tolerant quantum computing

 

Overview of recent advances in quantum hardware and software

Learning Prerequisites

Required courses

Quantum Physics I, Quantum Physics II

Resources

Bibliography

M. A. Nielsen & I. L. Chuang, Quantum Computation and Quantum Information (Cambridge, 2011)
John Preskill, Lecture Notes on Quantum Information and Computation

Ressources en bibliothèque

In the programs

    • Semester
    • Exam form
       Project report
    • Credits
      4
    • Subject examined
      Quantum Information and Quantum Computing
    • Lecture
      28 Hour(s)
    • Exercises
      14 Hour(s)
    • Project
      28 Hour(s)

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