Quantum Computation and Quantum Information 10th Anniversary Edition

ISBN-10: 1107002176
ISBN-13: 9781107002173
Authors: Michael A. Nielsen, Isaac L. Chuang
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Author bio:

Michael Nielsen is one of the pioneers of quantum computing. He is an essayist, speaker, and advocate of open science. He lives in Toronto.

Isaac Chuang is an Associate Professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, jointly appointed in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and in Physics. He leads the quanta research group at the Center for Ultracold Atoms, in the MIT Research Laboratory of Electronics, which seeks to understand and create information technology and intelligence from the fundamental building blocks of physical systems, atoms and molecules.


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Binding: Hardcover Publisher: Cambridge University Press Number of pages: 702 Dimensions: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.25" tall Weight: 3.630 lbs. Language: English

Table of contents

Fundamental Concepts
Introduction and overview
Introduction to quantum mechanics
Introduction to computer science
Quantum Computation
Quantum circuits
The quantum Fourier transform and its application
Quantum search algorithms
Quantum computers: physical realization
Quantum Information
Quantum noise and quantum operations
Distance measures for quantum information
Quantum error-correction
Entropy and information
Quantum information theory