## Admission Requirements

Bachelor of Physics (Quantummechanics 1), or equivalent background knowledge of quantum mechanics

## Description

Introduction to quantum information processing from a physics perspective; topics include: qubits, Bloch sphere, fidelity, quantum gates (Pauli, Hadamard, Toffoli, CNOT), density matrix, pure vs. mixed states, entanglement, Schmidt decomposition, concurrence, teleportation, Bell states, Bell inequality, no-cloning theorem, quantum key distribution, quantum algorithms (Deutsch-Jozsa, Simon, Grover), quantum error correction

## Course objectives

At the end of the course the student should be able to understand the essential aspects of a modern research publication in the field of quantum computation.

## Timetable

## Mode of instruction

Lectures + tutorials (exercise classes)

## Assessment method

Written examination, with questions modeled after the exercises from the tutorials. There is a possibility to retake the exam.

## Blackboard

Blackboard is used to distribute Course information

To have access to Blackboard you need a ULCN-account.Blackboard UL

## Reading list

Quantum Information by John Preskill (online lecture notes)

## Contact information:

Lecturers

Prof.dr.Carlo Beenakker