Table of contents for Quantum computation and quantum information / Michael A. Nielsen and Isaac L. Chuang.


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Preface
Acknowledgement
Nomenclature and notation
Part I. Fundamental Concepts: 1. Introduction and overview
2. Introduction to quantum mechanics
3. Introduction to computer science
Part II. Quantum Computation: 4. Quantum circuits
5. The quantum Fourier transform and its applications
6. Quantum search algorithms
7. Quantum computers: physical realisation
Part III. Quantum Information: 8. Quantum noise, open quantum systems, and quantum operations
9. Distance measurement for quantum information
10. Quantum error-correction
11. Entropy and information
12. Quantum information theory
Appendix A. Notes on basic probability theory
Appendix B. Group theory
 Appendix C. Approximating quantum gates: the Sölvay-Kitaev theorem
Appendix D. Number theory
Appendix E. Public-key cryptography and the RSA cryptosystem
Appendix F. Proof of Lieb's theorem
References
Index.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Quantum computers