Text Reference 
M.A. Nielsen & I.L. Chuang: Quantum Computation and Quantum Information (Cambridge Univ. Press). Physics of Quantum Information, edited by Dirk Bowmeester et al. (SpringerVerlag, Berlin, 2000). Fundamentals of Quantum Information, edited by D. Heiss (SpringerVerlag, Berlin, 2002) Introduction to Quantum Computation and Information, edited by HoiKuong Lo,S. Popescu & T. Spiller (World Scientific, Singapore, 2001)

Description 
Introductory Overview. Review of Quantum Mechanics and Processing of Quantum Statates: quantum superposition principle, Qubits, Cbits, density matrix, classical limt, quantum measurement theory, entangled states, decoherence). Classical and Quantum Information Science. Quantum cryptography, teleportation and coding: Review of classical cryptography, pubic key, security in classical and quantum key distribution, error correction, experimental realization. Introduction to Quantum Computation: Quantum algorithms, circuit elements, quantum search algorithm, optimality of algorithm. Shor’s algorithm for factorization. Decoherence and Error correction. Possible Experiemental Systems: Optical photons, ion traps, nuclear magnetic resonance, cavity quantum electrodynamics, spintronics, quantum dots and other systems. Quantum optics, Optical communication and computing.
