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Quantum computation and quantum information

Author: Michael A Nielsen; Isaac L Chuang
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2001.
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The first introduction to the ideas and techniques of the field of quantum computation and quantum information. Describes what quantum computers and quantum information are, how they can be used to  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael A Nielsen; Isaac L Chuang
ISBN: 0521635039 9780521635035 0521632358 9780521632355
OCLC Number: 174527496
Description: XXV, 676 Seiten : Diagramme
Contents: Preface; Acknowledgement; Nomenclature and notation; Part I. Fundamental Concepts: 1. Introduction and overview; 2. Introduction to quantum mechanics; 3. Introduction to computer science; Part II. Quantum Computation: 4. Quantum circuits; 5. The quantum Fourier transform and its applications; 6. Quantum search algorithms; 7. Quantum computers: physical realisation; Part III. Quantum Information: 8. Quantum noise, open quantum systems, and quantum operations; 9. Distance measurement for quantum information; 10. Quantum error-correction; 11. Entropy and information; 12. Quantum information theory; Appendix A. Notes on basic probability theory; Appendix B. Group theory; Appendix C. Approximating quantum gates: the Soelvay-Kitaev theorem; Appendix D. Number theory; Appendix E. Public-key cryptography and the RSA cryptosystem; Appendix F. Proof of Lieb's theorem; References; Index.
Responsibility: Michael A. Nielsen & Isaac L. Chuang.
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'... Although the field of quantum information and computation is evolving rapidly, this book was written just after the basic algorithmic and physical tools of the field had reached a standard form. Read more...

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