18.436J 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.

18.436J will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring and Summer semesters, and will be instructed by .

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

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