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UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING EE 520 Introduction to Quantum Information Processing Instructor: Prof. Todd A. Brun Phone: (213) 740-3503 Office: EEB 502 Email: [email protected] Office hours: Mon 2-4, Tue 10-11:30 Text: Quantum Computation and Quantum Information Michael A. Nielsen and Isaac L. Chuang (Cambridge, 2000); Lecture Notes Required A strong knowledge of complex linear algebra and probability Preparation: theory, such as that obtained from EE 441 and EE 464 Week Subjects 1 General overview. The Stern-Gerlach experiment 1-17, 42-50 and spin-1/2 particles. Quantum bits. 2 Review of linear algebra; Dirac notation; projectors; 60-90 decompositions of the identity; tensor products. Postulates of quantum mechanics. Quantum registers. 3 Unitary transformations and time evolution. Schrödinger 17-28 equation. No-cloning theorem. Entangling interactions. HW #1 due 4 Examples of implementations using optical systems. 171-185, Quantum gates. Quantum circuits.
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