18.435J | Fall 2003 | Graduate

Quantum Computation

Course Description

This course provides an introduction to the theory and practice of quantum computation. Topics covered include: physics of information processing, quantum logic, quantum algorithms including Shor’s factoring algorithm and Grover’s search algorithm, quantum error correction, quantum communication, and cryptography.
Learning Resource Types
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A diagram of the circuit.
Circuit for quantum counting. (Figure courtesy of Yuan-Chung Cheng.)