Quantum Computer Science
by David Mermin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 2007
Number of pages: 236
This book is a concise introduction to quantum computation, developing the basic elements of this new branch of computational theory without assuming any background in physics. It begins with an introduction to the quantum theory from a computer-science perspective. It illustrates the quantum-computational approach with several elementary examples of quantum speed-up, before moving to the major applications.
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by Zachary Burell - arXiv
We present a concise but complete conceptual treatment of quantum computing implemented with Cavity Quantum Electrodynamics (CQED). The paper is intended as a brief overview for professionals who are coming over to the field from other areas.
by Renato Renner - ETH Zurich
Processing of information is necessarily a physical process. It is not surprising that physics and the theory of information are inherently connected. Quantum information theory is a research area whose goal is to explore this connection.
by Man-Hong Yung, et al. - arXiv
The text focuses on applications of quantum computation to problems of interest in physics and chemistry. The authors describe quantum simulation algorithms that have been developed for electronic-structure problems, thermal-state preparation, etc.
by Bing Qi, Li Qian, Hoi-Kwong Lo - arXiv
We present the principles behind quantum key distribution and discuss a few well-known QKD protocols. We focus more on the implementation of QKD protocols rather than security analysis. Another topic covered here is the security of QKD systems.