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School of Engineering
ICT FOR INTERNET AND MULTIMEDIA
Course unit
QUANTUM INFORMATION AND COMPUTING
INP7080720, A.A. 2017/18

Information concerning the students who enrolled in A.Y. 2017/18

Information on the course unit
Degree course Second cycle degree in
ICT FOR INTERNET AND MULTIMEDIA
IN2371, Degree course structure A.Y. 2017/18, A.Y. 2017/18
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Degree course track PHOTONICS [003PD]
Number of ECTS credits allocated 6.0
Type of assessment Mark
Course unit English denomination QUANTUM INFORMATION AND COMPUTING
Department of reference Department of Information Engineering
Mandatory attendance No
Language of instruction English
Branch PADOVA

Lecturers
No lecturer assigned to this course unit

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Course unit code Course unit name Teacher in charge Degree course code
INP7080720 QUANTUM INFORMATION AND COMPUTING -- IN2371

ECTS: details
Type Scientific-Disciplinary Sector Credits allocated
Educational activities in elective or integrative disciplines FIS/03 Material Physics 6.0

Mode of delivery (when and how)
Period First semester
Year 1st Year
Teaching method frontal

Organisation of didactics
Type of hours Credits Hours of
teaching
Hours of
Individual study
Shifts
Lecture 6.0 48 102.0 No turn

Calendar
Start of activities 25/09/2017
End of activities 19/01/2018

Syllabus
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 II: Quantum Computation
Classical Computation versus Quantum Computation
From FFT to QFT
Shor’s algorithm
Quantum Database Search
Quantum Simulations
Physical Implementations
Textbooks (and optional supplementary readings)