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Use this tag to mark questions that involve a request for resources to learn about Quantum Computing or anything related to that.

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What exactly are “quantum rotors”?

The Wikipedia entry on the subject is rather short. I am also curious about generalizations of quantum rotors in n-dimensions. An introductory explanation with at least one resource for further ...
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Quantum Belief Propagation decoding

I have been reading about a family of quantum error correction codes called Quantum Turbo Codes, which are the quantum analog of the well-known classical Turbo codes. This codes were introduced in ...
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Is quantum computing mature enough for a computer scientist with no physics background?

Sligthly related to this question, but not the same. Traditional computer science requires no physics knowledge for a computer scientist to be able to research and make progress in the field. Of ...
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Combining Different Qunits

Has any work been done on quantum systems which use a combination of types of qunits (eg. using qubits & qutrits simultaneously)? If work has been done, what kind of work has been done? (eg. in ...
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Resources for quantum biology

Are there any books, courses, tutorials, etc. for studying quantum biology? Preferably they provide some introduction/primer on the relevant quantum aspects of the quantum biological systems being ...
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Resources for Quantum Communication Complexity

I recently came to know about this interesting topic of "communication complexity". In simple words, Wikipedia defines it as: In theoretical computer science, communication complexity studies the ...
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Any tips on where to start learning quantum computing? [duplicate]

I am very interested in this field right now, due to the quantum advantage and would like some helpful nudges in the right direction i.e. where should I start from. P.S: I have some background in ...
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topological error correction concepts

Reading about quantum topological error correction I’ve found some information, but I don’t have already clear the link with the topological concept (trivial and not trivial paths, how they are ...
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What are reliable references on analytical and/or numerical studies of threshold theorems under faulty quantum error correction?

By "faulty", I mean that you can have errors on the ancilla qubits, you can have faulty syndrome extraction, etc.
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Please provide me some short videos on quantum computing and please tell me from where I should start [duplicate]

I am new to quantum computing and wanted to understand its basics, I am fond of video tutorial as I am able to read the book. So please provide me some short videos on quantum computing and please ...
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Graphical Calculus for Quantum Circuits

So far I have read a little bit about zx-calculus & y-calculus. From Reversible Computation: The zx-calculus is a graphical language for describing quantum systems. The zx-calculus is an ...
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What would be an informative introduction to Quantum?

I am new to Stack Exchange and am working on a Quantum learning platform for minority youth groups (LGBTQ, low-income, at risk, etc). In the question below they are looking for courses on the subject,...
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Currently, what are the best structured courses available online on quantum computing?

As we make inroads into Machine Learning, there seem to be plenty of respectable courses available online via Coursera, edX, etc. on the topic. As quantum computing is still in its infancy, not to ...
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Phononic Quantum Computing

Google returns "About 1 results" for Quantum Computing with Sound. The sole result links to an article entitled "Physicists have designed the building blocks of quantum computer that works using ...
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Resources for quantum algorithm basics

I have just started to learn about quantum computing, and I know a little bit about qubits. What is a resource where I can learn a basic quantum algorithm and the concepts behind how it works?
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Practical Implementations of QECCs in IBM Q Experience

I am learning how to program the IBM Q Experience quantum computers in order to learn more about how does it work and in order to perform some experiments in it. By doing so I was wondering what are ...
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What are some of the interesting problems whose solutions have been proposed using quantum neural networks?

I know there are some "quantum versions" of hand-writing recognition algorithms which have been proposed using quantum neural networks. Example: "Recognition of handwritten numerals by Quantum Neural ...
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Introductory material for Quantum machine learning

In the past few days, I have been trying to collect material (mostly research papers) related to Quantum machine learning and its applications, for a summer project. Here are a few which I found ...
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Are there any organised resources available from where I can begin my quantum computing studies?

I am a computer science student and am currently searching for resources from where I can learn about quantum computers, quantum computing models, their working principles, their gates and some simple ...
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Using a fractional number of classical bits within quantum teleportation

Recently, I heard that there can be transfer of rational classical bits (for example 1.5 cbits) from one party to another via quantum teleportation. In the Standard Teleportation Protocol, 2 classical ...
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Does a study guide exist that starts from a “purely CS background” and advances towards “making a new quantum programming language”?

I am from a computer science background and I find it difficult to decide on the resources I should focus on while learning quantum computing, since there is so much to read/watch. My ultimate goal is ...
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Does a complete list of open quantum software projects exist?

An answer to Is there any source which tabulates quantum computing algorithms for simulating physical systems? mentions the Quantum Algorithm Zoo, a list of quantum algorithms. Several answers to ...
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Quantum chemistry: references

I have heard about Quantum chemistry as one of the main applications of quantum computers. However, I have not found concrete related articles with circuit-implementations for these applications. ...
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Good introductory material on quantum computational complexity classes

I wish to learn more about computational complexity classes in the context of quantum computing. The medium is not so important; it could be a book, online lecture notes or the like. What matters ...
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A sample quantum algorithm, useful for demonstrating languages

I'm looking for a quantum algorithm which I can use to demonstrate the syntax of different quantum-languages. My question is similar to this, however, for me, "good" means: What it does could be ...
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What real Quantum Computers are available for students to use?

I am aware that IBM, Rigetti, and Google have built some small-scale devices. Which of them are available for access by an undergraduate student? For how long? With how many qubits?
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Is there any source which tabulates quantum computing algorithms for simulating physical systems?

I was wondering if there is a source (online or review article) which tabulates recent algorithms, and their complexities, used in simulating various physical systems. Something along the lines of: ...
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Programming quantum computers for non-physics majors

I come from a non-physics background and I am very much interested in pursuing Quantum Computing - especially how to program them. Any guidance on how to get started will be very helpful.