Academic Catalog


Course Code: 9700510
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Institute Of Applied Mathematics
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. BRAHM YURDAHAN GLER
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Content

The aim of this course is to introduce the basic of quantum information theory with an emphasis on quantum cryptography and quantum algorithms. A short review of classical information theory. Basic notions of quantum mechanics: Hilbert spaces, postulates of quantum mechanics, qubits, density operator, entanglement, EPR and Bell inequality. Quantum gates, quantum circuits. Quantum Fourier transform. Quantum algorithms: Deutsch`s, Deutsch-Jozsa, Grover`s and Shor`s algorithms. Quantum cryptography: quantum key distribution, BB84, B92, and EPR protocols.