Semester Fall Semester, 2019 Department Graduate Institute of Applied Physics, First Year Graduate Institute of Applied Physics, Second Year Course Name Introduction to Quantum Computation Instructor HSU HSIU-CHUAN Credit 3.0 Course Type Elective Prerequisite
Course Objective
Course Description
Course Schedule

 週次   Week 課程主題   Topic 課程內容與指定閱讀   Content and Reading Assignment 教學活動與作業   Teaching Activities and Homework 學習投入時間 Student workload expectation 課堂講授 In-class Hours 課程前後 Outside- of-class Hours 1 Course introduction, Introduction to quantum mechanics Introduction of  course and tools: python, jupyter notebook, qiskit. Double spit experiment, electron spin 3 1 2 Introduction to quantum mechanics Linear algebra: eigenvalues, Hermitian operators, tensor products, Pauli matrices HW1- linear algebra 3 3 3 Quantum circuits Single qubit, Spin rotation, Bloch sphere, Measurement, Circuit model, qiskit Terra Demo: build circuit, superposition 3 1 4 Quantum circuits Multiple gate operations, entanglement, EPR, Bell basis, universal gates Demo: entanglement 3 1 5 Quantum circuits Random number generator, Superdense coding HW2- random number generator Demo: superdense coding 3 1 6 Quantum circuits Function evaluation, quantum adder Demo: quantum adder 3 3 7 Quantum algorithm Phase, kickback, Deutsch algorithm, Deutsch-Jozsa algorithm HW3- circuit implementation Demo: phase kickback, Deutsch algorithm 3 1 8 Quantum algorithm Noise model, error mitigation, qiskit Ignis 3 3 9 Midterm week HW4:  error mitigation 5 10 Quantum algorithm I Quantum Fourier transform, phase estimation 3 1 11 Quantum algorithm I Period finding, Shor’s factorization 3 1 12 Quantum algorithm I Quantum search algorithm 3 3 13 Quantum algorithm II Simulation – VQE, Ising model, quantum chemistry Demo: VQE HW5: VQE hands on 3 14 Quantum algorithm II Simulation and optimization 3 3 15 Modern topics selected paper 3 1 16 Final presentation 1 17 New Year Break 5 18 Term paper 3

Teaching Methods
Teaching Assistant

Homework 60%

Final presentation 15%

Final Paper 25%

Textbook & Reference

Textbook:

 Principles of quantum computation vol. I: basic concepts, G. Benenti, G. Casati and G. Strini , World Scientific, 2004.

Reference:

 Principles of Quantum Computation and Information: A Comprehensive Textbook, G. Benenti, G. Casati, D. Rossini, G. Strini, World Scientific, 2019.

 Quantum computation and quantum information 10th ed., M. A. Nielson and I. L. Chuang, Cambridge University Press, 2010.

 Practical Quantum computing for developers, V. Silva, Apress, 2018.

 https://github.com/Qiskit/qiskit-tutorials