Pachos2,*, 1 Freie Universitat Berlin, Arnimallee 14, 14195 Berlin, Germany¨ 2 School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, United Kingdom * [email protected] September 14, 2017 Abstract A Short Introduction to Quantum Information and Quantum Computation July 2006. July 2006.
This book 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 ... Introduction to the Tenth Anniversary Edition page xvii Afterword to the Tenth Anniversary Edition xix Preface xxi Acknowledgements xxvii Nomenclature and notation xxix Part I Fundamental concepts 1 1 Introduction and overview 1 1.1 Global perspectives 1 1.1.1 History of quantum computation and quantum information 2 1.1.2 Future directions 12 1.2 Quantum bits 13 1.2.1 Multiple qubits 16 1.3 ... A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO QUANTUM INFORMATION AND QUANTUM COMPUTATION Quantuminformationandcomputationisarapidlyexpandingandcross-disciplinary subject. These chapters may also be read as a general introduction to the area of quantum computation and information from the perspective of a theoretical computer scientist.