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QuantInf, WS 15/16

“Quantum Information and Computation”,
Winter 2015/2016

Meetings:

Wednesday, 4:40PM-6:10PM, Seminar room 1, MPIPKS

Lecturers:

Jens Bardarson [jensba(at)pks.mpg.de]
Roderich Moessner [moessner(at)pks.mpg.de]
Frank Pollmann [frankp(at)pks.mpg.de]

Outline:

Introduction

Basics

  1. Measurements
  2. Density matrices
  3. Entanglement
  4. Qubits,
  5. Bell inequalities

Quantum Information

  1. Classical and quantum channels
  2. Holevo’s theorem
  3. Cryptography

Quantum Computation

  1. Algorithms
  2. Quantum erro corrections
  3. Physical realizations: Iotraps, Josephson junctions, Optical lattices
  4. Topological quantum computing

Efficient Simulations on Classical computers

 

Lecture Notes by John Preskill: http://www.theory.caltech.edu/people/preskill/ph229/