Quantum Information Processing

Subject: 
Physics (PHYS)
Catalog number: 
767
Unit weight: 
0.50
Meet type: 
LEC
Grading basis: 
NUM
Cross-listing(s): 
CS-768 CO-681 QIC-710 AMATH-871
Requisites: 
N/A
Description: 
Review of basics of quantum information and computational complexity; Simple quantum algorithms; Quantum Fourier transform and Shor factoring algorithm: Amplitude amplification, Grover search algorithm and its optimality; Completely positive trace-preserving maps and Kraus representation; Non-locality and communication complexity; Physical realizations of quantum computation: requirements and examples; Quantum error-correction, including CSS codes, and elements of fault-tolerant computation; Quantum cryptography; Security proofs of quantum key distribution protocols; Quantum proof systems. Familiarity with theoretical computer science or quantum mechanics will also be an asset, though most students will not be familiar with both.
Topic titles: 
N/A
Faculty: 
Science (SCI)
Academic level: 
GRD
Course ID: 
011589