Basic Concepts in Quantum Computation
by Artur Ekert, Patrick Hayden, Hitoshi Inamori
Publisher: arXiv 2000
Number of pages: 37
Contents: Qubits, gates and networks; Quantum arithmetic and function evaluations; Algorithms and their complexity; From interferometers to computers; The first quantum algorithms; Quantum search; Optimal phase estimation; Periodicity and quantum factoring; Cryptography; Conditional quantum dynamics; Decoherence and recoherence; Concluding remarks.
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