18.435 Quantum Computation
Provides an introduction to the theory and practice of quantum computation. Topics covered: physics of information processing; quantum algorithms including the factoring algorithm and Grover's search algorithm; quantum error correction; quantum communication and cryptography. Knowledge of quantum mechanics helpful but not required.
This class has no prerequisites.
Lecture occurs 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays in 4-370.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits.
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