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Genre/Form: | Electronic books Popular works |
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Additional Physical Format: | Print version: Bernhardt, Chris. Quantum computing for everyone (DLC) 2018018398 (OCoLC)1032288111 |

Material Type: | Document, Internet resource |

Document Type: | Internet Resource, Computer File |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Chris Bernhardt |

ISBN: | 9780262350914 0262350912 |

OCLC Number: | 1082867954 |

Description: | 1 online resource (216 pages) |

Contents: | Intro; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Spin; The Quantum Clock; Measurements in the Same Direction; Measurements in Different Directions; Measurements; Randomness; Photons and Polarization; Conclusions; 2 Linear Algebra; Complex Numbers versus Real Numbers; Vectors; Diagrams of Vectors; Lengths of Vectors; Scalar Multiplication; Vector Addition; Orthogonal Vectors; Multiplying a Bra by a Ket; Bra-kets and Lengths; Bra-kets and Orthogonality; Orthonormal Bases; Vectors as Linear Combinations of Basis Vectors; Ordered Bases; Length of Vectors; Matrices; Matrix Computations Orthogonal and Unitary MatricesLinear Algebra Toolbox; 3 Spin and Qubits; Probability; Mathematics of Quantum Spin; Equivalent State Vectors; The Basis Associated with a Given Spin Direction; Rotating the Apparatus through 60°; The Mathematical Model for Photon Polarization; The Basis Associated with a Given Polarization Direction; The Polarized Filters Experiments; Qubits; Alice, Bob, and Eve; Probability Amplitudes and Interference; Alice, Bob, Eve, and the BB84 Protocol; 4 Entanglement; Alice and Bob's Qubits Are Not Entangled; Unentangled Qubits Calculation; Entangled Qubits Calculation Superluminal CommunicationThe Standard Basis for Tensor Products; How Do You Entangle Qubits?; Using the CNOT Gate to Entangle Qubits; Entangled Quantum Clocks; 5 Bell's Inequality; Entangled Qubits in Different Bases; Proof That ... ; Einstein and Local Realism; Einstein and Hidden Variables; A Classical Explanation of Entanglement; Bell's Inequality; The Answer of Quantum Mechanics; The Classical Answer; Measurement; The Ekert Protocol for Quantum Key Distribution; 6 Classical Logic, Gates, and Circuits; Logic; Boolean Algebra; Functional Completeness; Gates; Circuits NAND Is a Universal GateGates and Computation; Memory; Reversible Computation; Billiard Ball Computing; 7 Quantum Gates and Circuits; Qubits; The CNOT Gate; Quantum Gates; Quantum Gates Acting on One Qubit; Are There Universal Quantum Gates?; No Cloning Theorem; Quantum Computation versus Classical Computation; The Bell Circuit; Superdense Coding; Quantum Teleportation; Error Correction; 8 Quantum Algorithms; The Complexity Classes P and NP; Are Quantum Algorithms Faster Than Classical Ones?; Query Complexity; Deutsch's Algorithm; The Kronecker Product of Hadamard Matrices The Deutsch-Jozsa AlgorithmSimon's Algorithm; Complexity Classes; Quantum Algorithms; 9 Impact of Quantum Computing; Shor's Algorithm and Cryptanalysis; Grover's Algorithm and Searching Data; Chemistry and Simulation; Hardware; Quantum Supremacy and Parallel Universes; Computation; Index |

Responsibility: | Chris Bernhardt. |

### Abstract:

An accessible introduction to an exciting new area in computation, explaining such topics as qubits, entanglement, and quantum teleportation for the general reader.
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Quantum Computing for Everyone is a much-needed dose of reality, and an honest path for the earnest beginner.-Nature

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