QUANTUM INFORMATION AND COMPUTING

Second cycle degree in ICT FOR INTERNET AND MULTIMEDIA

Campus: PADOVA

Language: English

Teaching period: First Semester

Lecturer: GIUSEPPE VALLONE

Number of ECTS credits allocated: 6


Syllabus
Prerequisites: Linear algebra
Course unit contents: PART I: general concepts
What is a qubit: introduction to quantum mechanics
Hilbert spaces, operators and projectors
Quantum measurements
Time evolution, decoherence
Entanglement: definition, generation and detection
Quantum state tomography
Bell Inequalities

PART II: Quantum Information
Classical Information versus Quantum Information
Quantum channels and no cloning
Dense coding
Teleportation
Quantum Key distribution
Quantum Random Number Generators
Quantum Metrology

PART III: Quantum Computation
Classical Computation versus Quantum Computation
From FFT to QFT
Shor’s algorithm
Quantum Database Search
Quantum Simulations
Physical Implementations