Quantum computing

A.Y. 2017/2018
6
Max ECTS
42
Overall hours
SSD
FIS/03
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
Application of quantum mechanics to computational problems. Knowledge of the principal single- and two-qubit quantum gates. Analysis of the most important quantum algorithms. Knowledge of the physical quantum systems used to implement quantum computation and of the related experimental issues. Ability to read and understand a research article concerning quantum computation.
Expected learning outcomes
Undefined
Course syllabus and organization

Single session

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
Course syllabus
· Elements of classical logic
· Elements of quantum mechanics
· Quantum mechanics as computation
· Universal computers and computational complexity
· Basic quantum algorithms and circuital representation
· Quantum Fourier transform
· Quantum factoring algorithm (Shor)
· Quantum search algorithm (Grover)
· Quantum operations and quantum maps
· Quantum error correction
· Physical implementations: two-level systems, basics of cavity QED, trapped ions, superconducting qubits
· Computation through adiabatic quantum evolution
· Recent developments of quantum computation
FIS/03 - PHYSICS OF MATTER - University credits: 6
Lessons: 42 hours
Professor: Olivares Stefano
Professor(s)
Reception:
by e-mail appointment
Room A/5/C8 - 5th floor LITA building, Dipartimento di Fisica (via Celoria, 16 - 20133 Milano)