The webpage from Fall semester 2005 can be found here
Date | Topic | Notes | Date updated | ||
1 | 08/28 | Quantum States, Superposition | [pdf] | 09/02 | |
2 | 08/30 | Qubits, Notation | [pdf] | 09/02 | |
3 | 09/04 | Measurements, Notation | [pdf,ps] | 09/06 | |
4 | 09/06 | Unitaries/Gates, Multiqubit and Bell States | [pdf,ps] | 09/08 | |
5 | 09/11 | 2 Qubit gates, EPR | [pdf] | 09/14 | |
6 | 09/13 | Bell inequalites, No-Cloning, Teleportation | [pdf] | 09/14 | |
7 | 09/18 | Superdense Coding, Quantum Cryptography | [pdf] | 09/19 | |
8 | 09/20 | Quantum Gates and Universality I | [pdf] | 09/21 | |
9 | 09/25 | Quantum Gates, Universality and Solovay-Kitaev | [pdf] | 09/27 | |
10 | 09/27 | Complexity and Reversible Computing | [pdf] | 09/30 | |
11 | 10/02 | Circuits, Randomized computation, Deferred measurements | [pdf] | 10/08 | |
12 | 10/04 | Quantum Mechanics in a Nutshell I | [pdf] | 10/07 | |
13 | 10/09 | Quantum Mechanics in a Nutshell II | [pdf] | 10/14 | |
14 | 10/11 | Uncertainty principle, Spin algebra | [pdf] | 10/14 | |
15 | 10/16 | Spin measurement, spin initialization, spin manipulation I (precession) | [pdf] | 10/19 | |
16 | 10/18 | Spin manipulation II (resonance), quantum gates for spins |
[pdf] | 10/19 | |
17 | 10/23 | Deutsch and Deutsch-Jozsa algorithms | [pdf] | 10/26 | |
18 | 10/25 | Quantum Fourier Transform |
[pdf] see also: [pdf] | 10/27 | |
19 | 10/30 | Shor's order (period) finding algorithm and factoring | [pdf] | 11/01 | |
20 | 11/02 | Quantum phase estimation, eigenvalue calculations | [pdf] | 11/02 | |
21 | 11/06 | Grover's quantum search algorithm | [pdf] | 11/11 | |
00 | 11/08 | Midterm Quiz | |||
22 | 11/13 | Applications of Quantum Search, Quantum Zeno | [pdf] | 11/18 | |
23 | 11/15 | Quantum random walks | [pdf] | 11/18 | |
24 | 11/20 | Guest lecture: Si quantum computation | [pdf] | 11/27 | |
00 | 11/22 | Thanksgiving - no lecture | |||
25 | 11/27 | Guest lecture: Superconducting Qubits | [pdf] | 11/30 | |
26 | 11/29 | Quantum Error Correction | [pdf] | 11/29 | |
00 | 12/04 | Student presentations | |||
00 | 12/06 | Student presentations |
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Other texts for quantum computation
Mathematical background
On quantum mechanics in general