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Beginner Level

Approx. 8 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English

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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

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