Quantum Information Theory 1

BUSCEMI Francesco Associate Professor

Department: School of Informatics / Graduate School of Infomatics

Class Time: 2018 Fall Monday
Recommended for: Graduate Students

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Course Topics

The course will introduce quantum information and quantum computation, in a way suitable to an audience with no specific background. The following topics will be covered: mathematical description of quantum systems - composite systems, purification, and quantum entanglement -Bell inequalities and quantum "nonlocality" - evolution of open quantum systems - quantum channels - quantum measurement processes -simple quantum communication scenarios (noiseless channels, super-dense coding, quantum teleportation).

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Course Purpose

In this course we learn about the basic ideas in quantum information theory. This is the first step towards learning the theory and the applications of this field. This class is a necessary requirement for "Quantum Information Theory 2."

Textbooks, Reference Materials and Requirements

Materials will be distributed when necessary.

Grading Criteria

By one final report (Japanese or English, 80%) and active participation to class (20%).

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