A short introduction to quantum information and quantum computation / Michel Le Bellac.

Author
Le Bellac, Michel [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
Description
x, 167 p. ; ill. : 25 cm.

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Subject(s)
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Foreword -- Preface -- 1. Introduction -- 2. What is a qubit? -- 2.1. The polarization of light -- 2.2 Photon polarization -- 2.3. Mathematical formulation -- 2.4. Principles of quantum mechanics -- 2.5. Quantum cryptography -- 2.6. Exercises -- 2.7. Further reading -- 3. Manipulating qubits -- 3.1. The Bloch sphere, spin 1/2 -- 3.2. Dynamical evolution -- 3.3. Manipulating qubits : Rabi oscillations -- 3.4. Principles of NMR and MRI -- 3.5. Exercises -- 3.6. Further reading -- 4. Quantum correlations -- 4.1. Two-qubit states -- 4.2. The state operator (or density operator) -- 4.3. The quantum no-cloning theorem -- 4.4. Decoherence -- 4.5. The Bell inequalities -- 4.6. Exercises -- 4.7. Further reading --
  • 5. Introduction to quantum computing -- 5.1. General remarks -- 5.2. Reversible calculation -- 5.3. Quantum logic gates -- 5.4. The Deutsch algorithm -- 5.5. Generalization to n + m qubits -- 5.6. The Grover search algorithm -- 5.7. The quantum Fourier transform -- 5.8. The period of a function -- 5.9. Classical algorithms and quantum algorithms -- 5.10. Exercises -- 5.11. Further reading -- 6. Physical realizations -- 6.1. NMR as a quantum computer -- 6.2. Trapped ions -- 6.3. Superconducting qubits -- 6.4. Quantum dots -- 6.5. Exercises -- 6.6. Further reading -- 7. Quantum information -- 7.1. Teleportation -- 7.2. Shannon entropy -- 7.3. von Neumann entropy -- 7.4. Quantum error correction -- 7.5. Exercises -- 7.6. Further reading -- References -- Index.
ISBN
  • 9780521860567 (cased)
  • 0521860563 (cased)
LCCN
2006298779
OCLC
65203239
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