Quantum Computation and Quantum Information (PHYS 484)

2021 Spring
Faculty of Engineering and Natural Sciences
Physics(PHYS)
3
6.00 / 6.00 ECTS (for students admitted in the 2013-14 Academic Year or following years)
Mehmet Zafer Gedik gedik@sabanciuniv.edu,
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English
Undergraduate
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Formal lecture
Discussion based learning
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CONTENT

Introduction to quantum mechanics, quantum information, quantum cryptography, teleportation, quantum computation, quantum algorithms, error and error correction, quantum computers.

OBJECTIVE

After a brief introduction to quantum mechanics basic ideas of quantum computation and quantum information are presented so that students can follow the new developments in the field.

LEARNING OUTCOME

The student will be able to write down simple quantum algorithms and design quantum circuits to solve specific problems.

ASSESSMENT METHODS and CRITERIA

  Percentage (%)
Final 25
Midterm 25
Written Report 10
Presentation 15
Homework 25

RECOMENDED or REQUIRED READINGS

Textbook

M.A. Nielsen and I.L. Chuang, Quantum Computation and Quantum Information, (Cambridge, 2000).