A Collaborative National Center for Fusion & Plasma Research
December 9, 2015,
4:15pm to 5:30pm


COLLOQUIUM: Introduction to Quantum Algorithms

Dr. Nadya Shirokova
University of Santa Clara

Quantum computers are not an abstraction anymore - Google, NASA and USRA recently announced formation of the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab equipped with 1,000-qubit quantum computer.
In this talk we will focus on quantum algorithms such as Deutsch, Shor's and Grover's and will discuss why they are faster than the classical ones. We will also talk about quantum algorithms for computing knot invariants.

Colloquium Committee: 

The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory 2016-2017 Colloquium Committee is comprised of the following people. Please feel free to contact them by e-mail regarding any possible speakers or topics for future colloquia.

Carol Ann Austin, caustin@pppl.gov
Soha Aslam, saslam@pppl.gov
Ilya Dodin, idodin@pppl.gov
Dave Johnson, djohnson@pppl.gov

  • Carol Ann Austin 609-243-2484

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