Lecture Notes

The lecture notes for this course were scribed by the students and are used with their permission.

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1 Quantum Operations; Operator Sum Representation; System-Environment Model (PDF) Kayla Jacobs
2 Quantum Error Correction - Criteria and Examples (PDF) Jennifer Novosad
3 Calderbank Shor Steane Codes (PDF) Saikat Guha
4 Stabilizers; Stabilizer Quantum Codes (PDF) Kayla Jacobs
5 Topological Quantum Codes; Kitaev’s Anyon Model (PDF) Igor Sylvester
6 Stabilizers II; Computing on Quantum Codes (PDF) Danial Lashkari
7 Concatenated Codes; The Threshold Theorem (PDF) Salman Abolfathe
8 Cluster State Quantum Computation (PDF) Kayla Jacobs
9 Measurement and Teleportation Based Quantum Computation (PDF) Kayla Jacobs
10 Adiabatic Quantum Computation (PDF) Edward Platt
11 Quantum Algorithms on Graphs; Quantum Random Walks (PDF) Isaac Kim
12 Quantum Algorithms: The Abelian Hidden Subgroup Problem; QFT Over Sn (PDF) Kayla Jacobs
13 The Nonabelian HSP; Hidden Dihedral Group; Positive and Negative Results (PDF) Igor Sylvestor
14 Channels I: Quantum Data Compression; Entanglement Concentration; Typical Subspaces (PDF) Stephen Jordan
15 Channels II: Holevo’s Theorem; HSW Theorem; Entanglement Assisted Channel Capacity (PDF) Saikat Guha
16 Channels III: Quantum-Quantum Channels, Mother/Father Protocol; Distillable Entanglement (PDF) Kayla Jacobs
17 Entanglement as a Physical Resource (PDF) Igor Sylvestor
18 Quantum Protocols - Quantum Communication Complexity; Distributed Algorithms (PDF) Jennifer Novosad
19 Quantum Games (PDF) Kayla Jacobs
20 Quantum Cryptography (PDF) Edward Platt
21-22 Project Meetings  
23-26 Project Presentations  

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