**ECE 523, PHYSICS 627**

**Day/Time:** TTH, 4:40PM-5:55PM

**Location:** LSRC A156

**Instructor: **Iman Marvian

**Email:** iman.marvian@duke.edu

**Office hour:** Thursday 2-3:20 pm

**Office: **Room 186, Physics Building

**Teaching Assistant**: Joey Li

#### Textbooks

1)** Quantum ****Computation and Quantum ****Information, ** Michael Nielsen, and Isaac Chuang

2) **An ****Introduction to Quantum ****Computing, **Phillip Kaye, Raymond Laflamme, and Michele Mosca

Both textbooks are available online at Duke library website.

#### Syllabus

- History and Overview
- Review of Linear Algebra and Dirac Notation (Spectral theorem, Singular value decomposition, Tensor products,…)
- Elements of Quantum Mechanics (State, Measurement, Unitary time evolution, Density operators, reduced states and partial trace, Bloch sphere, The no-cloning theorem,..)
- Entanglement, Schmidt decomposition, Teleportation and Superdense coding
- Quantum circuits and universal gate sets
- Quantum algorithms (Quantum Fourier transform, Phase estimation, Shor’s factoring algorithm, Algorithm for solving linear systems of equations, Grover’s search algorithm)
- Beyond circuit model: Measurement-based quantum computation and Adiabatic Quantum Computation

Course Materials are posted on Sakai.