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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

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Beginner Level

Approx. 18 hours to complete

Suggested: 6 hours/week...

English

Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

1 hour to complete

Statistical aspects of quantum mechanics

1 hour to complete
8 videos (Total 88 min)
8 videos
Qubit. Physical implementations of qubit13m
Qubit as a quantum unit of information. The Bloch sphere14m
Pure and mixed states of quantum systems7m
Density matrix and its properties14m
Qubit systems. Inseparability of quantum systems12m
Reduced density matrix. Part 18m
Reduced density matrix. Part 212m
2 practice exercises
Test
TOTAL TEST
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Quantum entanglement

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 59 min)
4 videos
Bell states16m
EPR paradox11m
Bell inequalities24m
2 practice exercises
Test
TOTAL TEST
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

Classical and quantum logical operations

2 hours to complete
6 videos (Total 80 min)
6 videos
The simplest classical computations11m
Landauer principle. Reversible gates16m
The Pauli matrices9m
Single-qubit logic gates14m
Controlled quantum logic gates14m
2 practice exercises
Test
TOTAL TEST12m
Week
4

Week 4

1 hour to complete

Distinctive features of quantum computations

1 hour to complete
5 videos (Total 55 min)
5 videos
Superdense coding11m
Quantum teleportation11m
Experiments on quantum teleportation of a qubit14m
Quantum Parallelism6m
2 practice exercises
Test
TOTAL TEST

About Saint Petersburg State University

Санкт-Петербургский государственный университет (СПбГУ) — старейший вуз России, основанный в 1724 году. Университет сегодня — научный, образовательный и культурный центр мирового значения, неизменно входящий во все международные рейтинги вузов. В номинации взаимодействие с работодателями QS Graduate Employability 2018 СПбГУ занимает 20 место среди 400 ведущих вузов мира и является лучшим в России. В настоящее время СПбГУ реализует 418 образовательных программ, включающих самые современные направления подготовки и специальности. Сертификат об успешном окончании представленных онлайн-курсов дает 5 дополнительных баллов при поступлении на программы магистратуры и аспирантуры СПбГУ. St Petersburg University is the oldest university in Russia, founded in 1724. The University today is a world-class research, educational and cultural centre which is always included in all international rankings of world universities. St Petersburg University was ranked 20th in QS Graduate Employability Ranking 2018 among 400 leading universities in the world and is the best in Russia. At present, St Petersburg University offers 418 academic programmes, including the most advanced areas and fields of study. The certificate of successful completion of offered online courses gives five additional points when applying for master’s and doctoral programmes at St Petersburg University....

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