2020-2021 College Catalog 
    
    Mar 08, 2021  
2020-2021 College Catalog

CSC 473 - Topics in Quantum Computing


Credit Hours: 3
Prerequisite: CSC 303   and MAT 333 . Students will acquire a basic understanding of the quantum mechanics underpinning quantum computing constructs as well as implementations of those algorithms.  Topics will include vectors and matrices, eigenvalues and eigenvectors, qubits and quantum gates, Dirac notation of quantum states, quantum circuits, entanglement, cryptography, key exchange, and other topics relevant to quantum computing.  Students may utilize industry tools including QASM and the IBM Q Experience to submit quantum programs to a real quantum computer as well as the Microsoft Q# programming language.  Occasionally