252-1403-00L  Introduction to Quantum Information Processing

SemesterSpring Semester 2015
LecturersS. Wolf
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman



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AbstractFollowed by an introduction to the basic principles of quantum physics, such as superposition, interference, or entanglement, a variety of subjects are treated: Quantum algorithms, teleportation, quantum communication complexity and "pseudo-telepathy", quantum cryptography, as well as the main concepts of quantum information theory.
ObjectiveIt is the goal of this course to get familiar with the most important notions that are of importance for the connection between Information and Physics. The formalism of Quantum Physics will be motivated and derived, and the use of these laws for information processing will be understood. In particular, the important algorithms of Grover as well as Shor will be studied and analyzed.
ContentAccording to Landauer, "information is physical". In quantum information, one is interested in the consequences and the possibilites offered by the laws of quantum physics for information processing. Followed by an introduction to the basic principles of quantum physics, such as superposition, interference, or entanglement, a variety of subjects are treated: Quantum algorithms, teleportation, quantum communication complexity and "pseude-telepathy", quantum cryptography, as well as the main concepts of quantum information theory.

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ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersS. Wolf
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is only offered in the session after the course unit. Repetition only possible after re-enrolling.
Mode of examinationoral 15 minutes
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NumberTitleHoursLecturers
252-1403-00 GEinführung in die Quanteninformatik2 hrs
Fri13-15CAB G 59 »
S. Wolf

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ProgrammeSectionType
Certificate of Advanced Studies in Computer ScienceFocus Courses and ElectivesWInformation
Computer Science MasterFocus Elective Courses Theoretical Computer ScienceWInformation