Introduction to quantum computing I

Fang Song
Portland State University

This lecture will introduce the basic formalism of quantum information (e.g., qubit, unitary operation, and measurement) and properties (e.g., superposition, entanglement, no-cloning). Then we will introduce the quantum circuit model, and study basic quantum information processing protocols (e.g., teleportation) and elementary quantum algorithms (e.g., Deutsch-Josza).

Suggested reading: Watrous qc notes 1 - 4; Childs note Chapter 1.

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