This video is the only lecture in this unit.
Instructors: Prof. Paul Penfield, Prof. Seth Lloyd
Notes, Chapter 13: Quantum Information (including detail section by Luis Pérez-Breva) (PDF)
Lloyd, Seth. "Quantum-Mechanical Computers." Scientific American 273 (October 1995): 44-49.
An early, very readable description of quantum computation.
Spiller, T. P. "Quantum Information Processing: Cryptography, Computation, and Teleportation." Proceedings of the IEEE 84 (December 1996): 1719-1746.
Although this paper is several years old, it provides an excellent introduction for students.
Chuang, Isaac L., et al. "Experimental Realization of a Quantum Algorithm." Nature 393 (May 14, 1998): 143-146.
Lloyd, Seth. "Quantum-Mechanical Maxwell's Demon." Physical Review A 56 (November 1997): 3374-3382.
"The Cost of Forgetting." The Economist, December 13, 1997.
A popular summary of the previous paper.
Zeilinger, Anton. "Fundamentals of Quantum Information."
Tillet, Wolfgang, et al. "Quantum Cryptography."
Deutsch, David, and Artur Ekert. "Quantum Computation."
DiVicenzo, David, and Barbara Terhal. "Decoherence: The Obstacle to Quantum Computation."
Physics World 11 (March 1998): 35-58.
Some popular articles covering various aspects of quantum information, including quantum communication, quantum cryptography, quantum computing, and some possible ways of implementing the ideas.
Steane, Andrew M., and Wim van Dam. "Physicists Triumph at Guess My Number." Physics Today 53 (February 2000): 35-39.
A charming introduction to superdense coding, in which the transmission of a classical bit can convey more than a bit of information if the channel is set up in advance using quantum entanglement.
Feynman, Richard P. "Simulating Physics with Computers." International Journal of Theoretical Physics 21 (1982): 467-488.
Keynote speech at a conference held at MIT that was one of the first in the newly developing field of quantum information.
Kane, Bruce. "Scalable Quantum Computing Using Solid-State Devices." The Bridge 32 (Winter 2002): 5-8.
Technologies that might support quantum information processing and scale to a reasonable number of qubits.
Hiltzik, Michael. "Harnessing Quantum Bits." Technology Review 106 (March 2003): 58-63.
Story about implementations of quantum computers from several laboratories.
Final exam review