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Basics aspects of Quantum Computing

Online lectures, Books, Review articles, …

We give below some useful links related to quantum computing

Online Lectures and presentations

  • A practical introduction to quantum computing, lectures 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 by the CERN OpenLab Quantum Technology Initiative, with hands-on (Qiskit, IBM Quantum Experience). The video recordings are available on youtube ( 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7).



  • Quantum Computation and Quantum Information: 10th Anniversary Edition, Michael A. Nielsen et Isaac L. Chuang, Cambridge University Press (2010). A very complete book on quantum computing and quantum information.

  • Principles of Quantum Computation and Information, Giuliano Benenti, Giulio Casati and Giuliano Strini, World Scientific (2004, two volumes: 1. Basic Concepts, 2. Basic Tools and Special Topics).

  • The Theory of Quantum Information, John Watrous, web site and pdf (2018).

  • A First Introduction to Quantum Computing and Information, Bernard Zygelman, Springer International Publishing (2018).

  • Quantum Computing Explained, David McMahon, Wiley - IEEE (2008).

  • A Primer on Quantum Computing, Franklin de Lima Marquezino, Renato Portugal, et al., Springer Nature Switzerland (2019).

  • An Introduction to Quantum Computing, Phillip Kaye , Raymond Laflamme, OUP Oxford (2006).

  • Quantum Machine Learning: What Quantum Computing Means to Data Mining, P. Wittek, Academic Press, New York, NY, USA (2014).

  • A Short Introduction to Quantum Information and Quantum Computation, M. Le Bellac, Cambridge University Press (2006).

  • Supervised Learning with Quantum Computers, M. Schuld and F. Petruccione, Springer (2018).


  • Implementation of a quantum bit in a superconducting circuit, Audrey Cottet (Quantronics group, 2002), pdf.

Specific Review articles related to the QC2I project