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Mon 10 Feb, Mon 17 Feb, ... Mon 2 Mar 2020
14:00 - 15:00

Venue: Todd-Hamied

Provided by: Department of Chemistry


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Chemistry: Quantum Computing
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Mon 10 Feb, Mon 17 Feb, ... Mon 2 Mar 2020

Description

Lecture 1 - Fundamentals of Quantum Computing A short summary of all the basic quantum computing knowledge needed to do quantum chemistry on a quantum computer.

Lecture 2 - Encoding chemistry systems in quantum computers

  • Second quantization
  • Jordan-Wigner and Bravyi-Kitaev transforms
  • Molecular orbital encoding
  • State Preparation

Lecture 3 - Quantum algorithms for energy calculations

  • NISQ: Variational quantum algorithms
  • Future: Phase Estimation algorithms

Lecture 4 - Advanced quantum chemistry quantum computing algorithms

  • Excited Algorithms: QSE, Constrained Minimisation, etc
  • Special Ansatz using symmetry
  • Imaginary time evolution
  • TBA
Target audience
  • Postgraduates
  • Further details regarding eligibility criteria are available
  • If you are from outside the Department of Chemistry, please wait to be collected from reception
Sessions

Number of sessions: 4

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 10 Feb   14:00 - 15:00 14:00 - 15:00 Todd-Hamied Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC)
2 Mon 17 Feb   14:00 - 15:00 14:00 - 15:00 Todd-Hamied Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC)
3 Tue 25 Feb   14:00 - 15:00 14:00 - 15:00 Todd-Hamied Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC)
4 Mon 2 Mar   14:00 - 15:00 14:00 - 15:00 Todd-Hamied Cambridge Quantum Computing (CQC)
Duration
  • Four sessions of one hour

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