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Quantum computation and quantum information / Michael A. Nielsen & Isaac L. Chuang.

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Author/Creator:
Nielsen, Michael A., 1974-
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2010
Imprint:
10th anniversary ed. - Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Format:
  • Book
  • xxxi, 676 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [649]-664) and index.
Contents:
  • Fundamental Concepts
  • Introduction and overview
  • Introduction to quantum mechanics
  • Introduction to computer science
  • Quantum Computation
  • Quantum circuits
  • The quantum Fourier transform and its applications
  • Quantum search algorithms
  • Quantum computers: physical realisation
  • Quantum Information
  • Quantum noise, open quantum systems, and quantum operations
  • Distance measurement for quantum information
  • Quantum error-correction
  • Entropy and information
  • Quantum information theory
  • Notes on basic probability theory
  • Group theory
  • Approximating quantum gates: the Solovay-Kitaev theorem
  • Number theory
  • Public-key cryptography and the RSA cryptosystem
  • Proof of Lieb's theorem.
Summary:
This is an introduction to the main ideas and techniques of the field of quantum computation and quantum information. It asks the question: what are the ultimate physical limits to computation and communication?
Contributor:
Chuang, Isaac L., 1968-
Subjects:
ISBN:
9781107002173
1107002176

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