The students in this class scribed the lecture notes. Typing a scribe report results in a bonus on the student’s worst mark from a homework problem set. Scribe notes are used with permission. Not all lectures were scribed.

Lec # | TOPICS | LECTURE NOTES |
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1 | Introduction and Overview | |

2 | Basics of Quantum Mechanics | (PDF) (Courtesy of Vitaly Feldman. Used with permission.) |

3 | More Basics of Quantum Mechanics | |

4 | Classical Computation Models and Quantum Gates | (PDF) (Courtesy of Moses Liskov. Used with permission.) |

5 | Quantum Circuits and a Simple Quantum Algorithm | (PDF) (Courtesy of Dion Harmon. Used with permission.) |

6 | More on Quantum Circuits | |

7 | Simon’s algorithm | |

8 | Factoring | |

9 | More on Factoring | |

10 | Grover’s search algorithm | |

11 | Applications of Grover’s Search Algorithm | (PDF) (Courtesy of Yuan-Chung Cheng. Used with permission.) |

12 | Superdense Coding and Quantum Teleportation | |

13 | Quantum Computation Models | (PDF) (Courtesy of Eric Fellheimer. Used with permission.) |

14 | Cluster States | (PDF) (Courtesy of Ilia Mirkin. Used with permission.) |

15 | More on Computing with Cluster States | |

16 | Quantum Error Correction | (PDF) (Courtesy of Dah-Yoh Lim. Used with permission.) |

17 | Quantum Mechanics | |

18 | More on Quantum Mechanics | |

19 | Guest Lecture by Isaac Chuang on Implementations of Quantum Computing: How to Build your Own Quantum Computer | (PDF) (Courtesy of Fen Zhao. Used with permission.) |

20 | Quantum CSS Codes | |

21 | More on Quantum Error Correcting Codes | |

22 | Quantum Cryptography | |

23 | Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computation | (PDF) (Courtesy of Jonathan Hodges. Used with permission.) |