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Cliff Chan

Quantum Information Theory

Course Description

Prerequisite: linear algebra. This is an introductory course of quantum information theory. Topics covered include quantum state, quantum measurement, quantum channels, No-Cloning Theorem, Bell's inequalities, entanglement, quantum dense coding, quantum teleportation, distance measures, quantum entropy, quantum mutual information, information of quantum channels.

Course Syllabus

Textbook

Mark M. Wilde, Quantum Information Theory, Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Reference Materials

  1. M. A. Nielsen and I. L. Chuang, Quantum Computation and Quantum Information; 10 Anv edition, Cambridge University Press, 2011.
  2. John Preskill, Lecture notes on Quantum Computation