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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

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Course Objectives

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

Course Learning Outcomes

Tentative (Weekly) Outline

Quantum information theory: The density matrix, composite systems, the Shannon entropy. Quantum data compression. Decoherence: Decoherence models for a single cubit, the quantum black box. Quantum error correction: General properties of quantum error correction.Experimental implementations: NMR quantum computation, cavity quantum electrodynamics.

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