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Applied Quantum Computing I

ECE59500

Credit Hours:

1

Learning Objective:

  • Postulates of quantum mechanics
  • Gate-based quantum computing
  • Quantum errors and error correction
  • Adiabatic quantum computing
  • Quantum applications and NISQ-era

Description:

This fundamentals course is part 1 of the series of quantum computing courses and covers aspects from fundamentals to present-day hardware platforms to quantum software and programming. This course provides the essential foundations required to understand computing models built from the principles of quantum mechanics.

This course requires a minimal set of engineering and science prerequisites but will allow students to develop a physical and intuitive understanding of the topics.

Topics Covered:

FO & MN

Prerequisites:

Undergraduate linear algebra, differential equations, physics, and chemistry

Applied / Theory:

Homework:

Approximately 1 homework assignment/week

Exams:

Two exams

Textbooks:

Required: None
Recommended references: 1) Nielsen, M., & Chuang, I. (2010). Quantum Computation and Quantum Information: 10th Anniversary Edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. doi:10.1017/CBO9780511976667; 2) Learning Quantum Computation Using Qiskit

Computer Requirements:

ProEd Minimum Requirements:

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Tuition & Fees:

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