18.436[J] Quantum Information Science

Class Info

Examines quantum computation and quantum information. Topics include quantum circuits, the quantum Fourier transform and search algorithms, the quantum operations formalism, quantum error correction, Calderbank-Shor-Steane and stabilizer codes, fault tolerant quantum computation, quantum data compression, quantum entanglement, capacity of quantum channels, and quantum cryptography and the proof of its security. Prior knowledge of quantum mechanics required.

This class has 18.435 as a prerequisite.

18.436[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by I. Chuang.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.

In the Summer 2014 Subject Evaluations, 18.436[J] was rated 5.0 out of 7.0. You can find more information at the 18.436 Class Site site.

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