Lecture: Basics of Quantum Computing - Details
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Semester SS 2021
Current number of participants 25
Home institute Lehrstuhl für Theoretische Physik II
Courses type Lecture in category Teaching
First date Tue , 13.04.2021 14:15 - 15:45, Room: (Online)
Online/Digitale Veranstaltung Veranstaltung wird online/digital abgehalten.
Hauptunterrichtssprache englisch
Literaturhinweise • M. Nielsen and I. Chuang, Quantum Computation and Quantum Information
(Cambridge University Press, 2000)
• J. Stolze and D. Suter, Quantum Computing (Wiley-VCH, 2004)
• G. Benenti, G. Casati, D. Rossini, and G. Strini, Principles of Quantum Computation and Information (World Scientific, 2019)
• Eleanor Rieffel and Wolfgang Polak, Quantum Computing: A Gentle Introduction. MIT Cambridge.
• J. Preskill notes on Quantum Computation: http://theory.caltech.edu/~preskill/ph219/ph219_2018-19
• Lecture notes of the Quantum Error Correction course by Prof. Kastoryano, http://www.thp.uni-koeln.de/kastoryano/ExSheets/Notes_v9.pdf

Course location / Course dates

(Online) Tuesday: 14:15 - 15:45, weekly (13x)
Thursday: 14:15 - 15:45, weekly (12x)

Module assignments


• Introduction and background: classical computation, postulates of quantum mechanics, density matrix.
• Quantum computation: qubit, quantum gates, quantum circuit model of computation.
• Quantum algorithms: Deutsch's algorithm, quantum search, quantum Fourier transform.
• Quantum noise and decoherence: Kraus representation, qubit decoherence models, master equation.
• Physical realizations of quantum computers: cavity quantum electrodynamics, ion traps, solid-state qubits, others.
• Quantum error-correction: theory of quantum error-correction, stabilizer codes, decoherence-free subspaces, dynamical decoupling, fault-tolerant quantum computation.

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