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Quantum Computing, Revised and Enlarged A Short Course from Theory to Experiment 2nd Revised Edition,3527407871,9783527407873

Quantum Computing, Revised and Enlarged A Short Course from Theory to Experiment 2nd Revised Edition

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Publisher:John Wiley & Sons
Published In:2008
ISBN-10:3527407871
ISBN-13:9783527407873
Binding Type:Paperback
Weight:1.45 lbs
Pages:pp. 282

The Title "Quantum Computing, Revised and Enlarged A Short Course from Theory to Experiment 2nd Revised Edition" is written by Dieter Suter. This book was published in the year 2008. The ISBN number 3527407871|9783527407873 is assigned to the Paperback version of this title. The book displayed here is a 2nd Revised Edition edition. This book has total of pp. 282 (Pages). The publisher of this title is John Wiley & Sons. We have about 122553 other great books from this publisher. Quantum Computing, Revised and Enlarged A Short Course from Theory to Experiment 2nd Revised Edition is currently Not Available with us.You can enquire about this book and we will let you know the availability.

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About the Book

Second edition of the successful textbook which has emerged from a lecture series. The compact introduction addresses graduate students with a reasonably good background in physics, notably in quantum mechanics, plus some knowledge in introductory statistical mechanics and solid-state physics. The authors explain basic concepts from quantum mechanics and Computer Science which are used throughout the whole field of quantum computing and quantum communication. This Second Edition reflects the rapid development of the main ideas and techniques, e.g. by including the most recent experiments on cold atoms.

About the Author

Dieter Suter is an experimentalist and well known for his NMR-work. He is currently working on quantum computation projects. Juergen Stolze is an expert on the theory of quantum computation. His topic research area is quantum spin chains. Both authors are known to have excellent didactic skills.

Contents

Preface. 1 Introduction and Survey. 1.1 Information, Computers, and Quantum Mechanics. 1.2 Quantum Computer Basics. 1.3 History of Quantum Information Processing. 2 Physics of Computation. 2.1 Physical Laws and Information Processing. 2.2 Limitations on Computer Performance. 2.3 The Ultimate Laptop. 3 Elements of Classical Computer Science. 3.1 Bits of History. 3.2 Boole an Algebra and LogicGates. 3.3 Universal Computers. 3.4 Complexity and Algorithms. 4 Quantum Mechanics. 4.1 General Structure. 4.2 Quantum States. 4.3 Measurement Revisited. 5 Quantum Bits and Quantum Gates. 5.1 Single-Qubit Gates. 5.2 Two-Qubit Gates. 5.3 Universal Sets of Gates. 6 Feynman s Contribution. 6.1 Simulating Physics with Computers. 6.2 Quantum Mechanical Computers. 7 Errors and Decoherence. 7.1 Motivation. 7.2 Decoherence. 7.3 Error Correction. 7.4 Avoiding Errors. 8 Tasks for Quantum Computers. 8.1 Quantum Versus Classical Algorithms. 8.2 The Deutsch Algorithm: Looking at Both Sides of a Coin at the Same Time. 8.3 The Shor Algorithm: It s Prime Time. 8.4 The Grover Algorithm: Looking for a Needle in a Haystack. 8.5 Quantum Simulations. 9 How To Build a Quantum Computer. 9.1 Components. 9.2 Requirements for Quantum Information Processing Hardware. 9.3 Converting Quantum to Classical Information. 9.4 Alternatives to the Network Model. 10 Liquid State NMR Quantum Computer. 10.1 Basics of NMR. 10.2 NMR as a Molecular Quantum Computer. 10.3 NMR Implementation of Shor s Algorithm. 11 Trapped Ions and Atoms. 11.1 Trapping Ions. 11.2 Interaction with Light. 11.3 Quantum Information Processing with Trapped Ions. 11.4 Experimental Implementations. 11.5 Neutral Atoms. 11.6 Interacting Atoms in Optical Lattices. 12 Solid-State Quantum Computers. 12.1 Solid State NMR/EPR. 12.2 Superconducting Systems. 12.3 Semiconductor Qubits. 13 Photons for Quantum Information. 13.1 QuantumOnly Tasks. 13.2 A Few Bits of Classical Information Theory. 13.3 A Few Bits of Quantum Information Theory. Appendix. A Two Spins-1/2: Singlet and Triplet States. Bibliography. Index.

Excerpts from Inner Flap (Front)

"The book gives an impressive description of current experiments. Despite of the high density of information, the authors succeeded to describe the fundamental concepts and methods. As it contains numerous references and links, this book also forms a solid starting point for further studies." Quoted from Physik Journal on the first edition New to this edition *Working with single Photons *Report on progress in the trapping and manipulation of neutral particles *Quantum simulations of strongly correlated many-particle models *End-of-chapter problems

Endorsements

It's a very good book it's by far the best textbook at this level, and will become the principal text for our new course. Jonathan Jones, Oxford Centre for Quantum Computation

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