Quantum Computing View more

Solve hard problems by computing with quantum mechanics.

Book 33 Lessons

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Course description

Learn to build quantum algorithms from the ground up with a quantum computer simulated in your browser in this course, created in collaboration with quantum researchers and practitioners from Microsoft, X, and Caltech's IQIM.

Quantum computing is an endeavor that's been promised to upend everything from codebreaking, to drug development, to machine learning. With so much hype, it's easy to get lost marveling at the possibilities, without grasping what quantum computing actually is.

Topics covered

  • Qubits
  • Quantum States
  • Superposition
  • Entanglement
  • Quantum Gates
  • NISQ Algorithms
  • Cryptography
  • Teleportation
  • Superdense Coding
  • Quantum Chemistry
  • ⏳Grover Search
  • ⏳Shor’s Algorithm

Prerequisites and next steps

A basic understanding of linear algebra with 2x2 matrices. Some familiarity with fundamental computer science principles would be useful, but is not required.