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IAM730 - Special Topics: Quantum Information Theory

Credit: 3(0-0); ECTS: 8.0
Instructor(s): Yurdahan Güler
Prerequisites: Consent of Instructor(s)

Course Catalogue Description

Quantum Information Theory: density matrix, composite systems, Shannon entropy; Quantum Data Compression; Decoherence: decoherence models for a single qubit, quantum black box; Quantum Error Correction: general properties of quantum error correction; Experimental Implementations: NMR quantum computation, cavity quantum electro dynamics.

Course Objectives

At the end of the course, the student will learn:

  • The aim of this course is to study some selected topics in quantum information theory to prepare students for more advanced investigations in the field.

Course Learning Outcomes

Student, who passed the course satisfactorily will be able to:

  • familiarity to some advanced concepts in the field;
  • to gain some skills for advanced research.

Tentative (Weekly) Outline

  1. Weeks 1-5 Ouantum information theory
  2. Weeks 6-9: Decohernce
  3. Weeks 10-11: Quantum Error correction
  4. Weeks 12-14: Experimental implementations

Course Textbook(s)

  • Nielsen and Chuang, Quantum Computation and Quantum Information,Cambridge 2000

Supplementary Materials and Resources

  • Books
    • Benenti, Casati and Strini, Principles of Quantum Computation and Information, Vols. 1,2. World Scientific

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