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Material Type: | Internet resource |
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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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## Reviews

*Editorial reviews*

Publisher Synopsis

'... 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. and so the text contains essentially all of the material that might be covered in a course on quantum information. I used it as a textbook for an introductory course in quantum computation at my institute. At the end of the term, the class was polled on various aspects of the book. The response was uniformly positive ... a must-read for the generation of budding quantum-mechanical engineers who will build the technologies of the future.' Seth Lloyd, Nature 'Nielsen and Chuang have set a high standard.' Science '... almost colloquial ... the simple writing style is complemented by an enormous volume of information, both in the wide ranging nature of the subject matter and in the level of technical detail used to describe it.' Dave Donaghy, The Computer Bulletin '... a highly readable, thorough, and timely survey of the field of theoretical quantum information science ... probably destined to become a standard text for researchers in this still emerging, rapidly developing field ... there are quite a few books published on quantum information science, none with either the scope or depth of the Nielson-Chuang work ... The book is very well written and a pleasure to read.' Daniel V. James, Physics Today "Quantum Computation and Quantum Information is a challenging text that offers a thorough discussion of the relevant physics and a reference book that guides readers to the original literature...Perhaps the best way to use the book, though, is to ask questions and then search within it for answers. Such a self-guided tour can keep one from getting lost in details and can provide a rewarding journey...Nielsen and Chuang have set a high standard." Science "Michael Nielsen and Issac L. "Ike" Chuang have produced a highly readable, thorough, and timely survey of the field of theoretical quantum information science. [It] is probably destined to become a standard text for reseachers in this still emerging, rapidly developing field.... [It] is very well written and a pleasure to read." /s Physics Today "Quantum Computation and Quantum Information is a challenging text that offers a thorough discussion of the relevant physics and a reference book that guides readers to the original literature...Perhaps the best way to use the book, though, is to ask questions and then search within it for answers. Such a self-guided tour can keep one from getting lost in details and can provide a rewarding journey...Nielsen and Chuang have set a high standard." Science "highly readable, thorough, and timely survey of the feild of theorectical quantum information science...probably destained to become a standard text for researchers...The authors rightly choose to examine key issues in depth rather than attempt a mile-wide, inch-deep, catholic approach...is very well written and a pleasure to read." Physics Today Nov 2001 Read more...

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