A Short Introduction to Quantum Information and Quantum Computation (Google eBook)

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Cambridge University Press, Jun 15, 2006 - Science
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Quantum information and computation is a rapidly expanding and cross-disciplinary subject. This book, first published in 2006, gives a self-contained introduction to the field for physicists, mathematicians and computer scientists who want to know more about this exciting subject. After a step-by-step introduction to the quantum bit (qubit) and its main properties, the author presents the necessary background in quantum mechanics. The core of the subject, quantum computation, is illustrated by a detailed treatment of three quantum algorithms: Deutsch, Grover and Shor. The final chapters are devoted to the physical implementation of quantum computers, including the most recent aspects, such as superconducting qubits and quantum dots, and to a short account of quantum information. Written at a level suitable for undergraduates in physical sciences, no previous knowledge of quantum mechanics is assumed, and only elementary notions of physics are required. The book includes many short exercises, with solutions available to instructors through solutions@cambridge.org.

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It is a good book for undergraduates.

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quantum information and computation is a new course in modern physics and we know that new races of computers are based on this branch of physics. this book is an introduction to this CATEGORY! I'm trying to translate it to persian. Read full review


Foreword page vii
Manipulating qubits
Quantum correlations
Introduction to quantum computing
Physical realizations
Quantum information

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Michel Le Bellac is Emeritus Professor at the University of Nice. He has published three other books with Cambridge University Press: Thermal Field Theory (1996), Equilibrium and Non-Equilibrium Statistical Thermodynamics (with Fabrice Mortessagne and G. George Batrouni, 2004) and Quantum Physics (2006).

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