Code: 02KIK Quantum Information and Communication
Lecturer: prof. Ing. Igor Jex DrSc. Weekly load: 2+0 Completion: A
Department: 14102 Credits: 2 Semester: W
Description:
Quantum mechanics gave a new push to information theory and lately also to information technologies. The course is oriented on the basis of quantum information processing such as quantum algorithms, error correction, and communication such as quantum cryptography.
Contents:
1. Elements of quantum theory
2. Entanglement and density matrices
3. Models of computation
4. Complexity
5. Quantum gates and circuits
6. Quantum Fourier transformation
7. Search algorithm
8. Realization of quantum computation
9. Error correction
10. Quantum operations
11. Cryptography
12. Quantum cryptography
Recommended literature:
Key references:
[1] M. A. Nielsen, I. L. Chuang, Quantum computation and quantum information, Cambridge Univ. Press, 2002

Recommended references:
[1] M. Dušek, Conceptual question of quantum theory, Olomouc, 2002(in czech)
[2] G. Alber, Quantum Information, Springer, Berlin 2002
Keywords:
Quantum mechanics, information theory, cryptography, quantum computation

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