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Spring 2008-2009
ELE 396   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Introduction to Quantum Computing

Andrew A. Houck

This course will introduce the basic postulates of quantum mechanics and develop 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. 10 pages of reading per week.

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 Math 202, 204, 217 or the equivalent..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42258 L01 11:00 am - 12:20 pm M W F        Enrolled:14 Limit:30