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Fall 2017-2018
ELE 568   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Implementations of Quantum Information

Jeffrey D. Thompson

This course provides an overview of experimental approaches to quantum information processing and quantum computing. We discuss the basic principles of quantum computing to understand the physical requirements, and then survey current research on implementing quantum information processing in various physical systems, in part by reading recent experimental literature. Specific topics covered include gate-based and adiabatic quantum computing, topologically protected quantum architectures, as well as several physical qubit systems: trapped ions/atoms, superconducting circuits, and electron and nuclear spins in solids.


Sample reading list:
See instructor for complete list

Requirements/Grading:
Quizzes - 30%
Oral Presentation(s) - 30%
Problem set(s) - 40%

Other information:
This course assumes knowledge of quantum mechanics at an undergraduate level. A course in quantum algorithms, such as ELE 396, may be helpful, but is certainly not required.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
22502 L01 1:30 pm - 2:50 pm T Th   Engineering Quad B-Wing   B205   Enrolled:14 Limit:16