Quantum Computation and Quantum Information

by Michael A. Nielsen

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  • @_NicT_ @andy_matuschak It's explained on page 108 of my book with Ike Chuang, "Quantum Computation and Quantum Information". Depending on your background, you may need to read back in the book (it uses things like the reduced density operator and other things).Link to Tweet

About Book

One of the most cited books in physics of all time, Quantum Computation and Quantum Information remains the best textbook in this exciting field of science. This 10th anniversary edition includes an introduction from the authors setting the work in context. This comprehensive textbook describes such remarkable effects as fast quantum algorithms, quantum teleportation, quantum cryptography and quantum error-correction. Quantum mechanics and computer science are introduced before moving on to describe what a quantum computer is, how it can be used to solve problems faster than 'classical' computers and its real-world implementation. It concludes with an in-depth treatment of quantum information. Containing a wealth of figures and exercises, this well-known textbook is ideal for courses on the subject, and will interest beginning graduate students and researchers in physics, computer science, mathematics, and electrical engineering.