**Quantum Information: Chem191, CS191, Phys191**

**Text Only Website**

**Announcements:**

9/1:

1. There will be a special section in room 310 Soda Hall from 4-6 pm
this Tuesday
(9/2). You are encouraged to send one question in advance to vonkorff
(at) socrates.berkeley.edu.

2. Lecture notes are online.

8/29: Homework is online.

**Homeworks:
**To view postscript (ps) files, download Aladdin
Ghostview
from http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/

Homework 1 (ps) (pdf) due Friday 9/5

**Lecture Notes:
**To view postscript (ps) files, download Aladdin
Ghostview
from http://www.cs.wisc.edu/~ghost/

Lecture 1 (ps) (pdf) Tuesday
8/26

Lecture 2 (ps) (pdf)
Tuesday 8/28

Lecture 3 (ps) (pdf)
Tuesday 9/2

Lecture 4 (ps) (pdf)
Tuesday 9/4

Lecture 5 (ps) (pdf)
Tuesday 9/9

**Instructors
**

hours:

office:

office:

**Syllabus:
**For all topics, the first recommended reading is
the
lecture notes. For a second point of view, or if the notes are
confusing, try
the page numbers listed below.

Tuesday 8/26

Young's double slit experiment: see lecture notes

Quantum bits: Nielsen & Chuang p. 13 - 15

Measurement: see lecture notes

Hadamard gate: Nielsen & Chuang p. 19

Entanglement: Nielsen & Chuang p. 95 - 96

CNOT gate: Nielsen & Chuang p. 20 - 21

Bell's inequality / EPR: see lecture notes

**Tuesday 9/2**

Inner products:

Tensor products:

**Recommended reading**

1. Lecture Notes online

**On quantum computation**

2 . Nielsen and Chuang, __Quantum Computation and Quantum
Information__

Highly recommended.

**On quantum mechanics in general**

3. Feynman, Richard P. __The Feynman Lectures on Physics__, volume
3

A famous introduction to undergraduate physics. Good section on 2-state systems.

4. Griffiths, David J. __Quantum Mechanics__

Very clear explanations, doesn't cover everything.

5. Liboff, Richard L. __Introductory Quantum Mechanics__

Good coverage, explanations are mediocre.

6. Baym, Gordon. __Lectures on Quantum Mechanics__

Graduate level textbook.

7. Feynman, Richard. __QED__

Nice leisure reading.