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Spring 2011-2012
ELE 396  

Introduction to Quantum Computing

Stephen A. Lyon

This course will introduce the matrix form of quantum mechanics and discuss the concepts underlying the theory of quantum information. Some of the important algorithms will be discussed, as well as physical systems which have been suggested for quantum computing.


Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Reading/Writing assignments:
Weekly problem sets

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Final Exam - 40%
Problem set(s) - 30%

Other Requirements:
Not Open to Freshmen.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
A previous quantum mechanics course will not be required. Requires sophomore linear algebra at the level of MAT 202, 204, 217 or the equivalent..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42083 L01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm M W F   Engineering Quad B-Wing   B205   Enrolled:14 Limit:58