This course will provide an introduction to the concepts in quantum computing and quantum sensing.

Bloch sphere representation for qubits, Pauli matrices, Single qubit gates and rotations, Two-qubit states, Reversible and irreversible operations on classical bits, Classical CNOT, SWAP, Toffoli gates and their quantum extensions, Quantum circuits, Constructing controlled-U gates, Constructing Toffoli gates, Universal set of gates, Qubit manipulation: Rabi oscillations, Interactions and Entanglement, DiVincenzo criteria, Density operator, Quantum sensing, Ramsey magnetometry, Quantum projection noise, Quantum metrology, Limits to the measurement: standard quantum limit & Heisenberg limit, Measurement of Bell states, Classical and quantum correlations, No-cloning theorem, Nitrogen-vacancy centers in diamond

- N. David Mermin, Quantum Computer Science: An Introduction, (Cambridge University Press, 2007)
- A. J. Leggett et al., Fundamentals of Quantum Information, (Springer, 2002)
- Michel Le Bellac, A Short Introduction to Quantum Information and Quantum Computation, (Cambridge University Press, 2006)

Last Updated: June 08, 2020