PhysicsPHYS 150 Quantum Computing

Basic concepts in quantum mechanics including quantum states, measurements, operators, entanglement, entanglement entropy, "no cloning" theorem, and density matrices. Classical gates, reversible computing, quantum gates. Several quantum algorithms including Deutsch's algorithm, Simon's algorithm Shor's algorithm and the Grover algorithm. Quantum error correction. Adiabatic quantum computing.

Requirements

PHYS 5A; and PHYS 116A or MATH 21 or AM 10.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Winter

Instructor

Peter Young