Quantum Computing: From Algorithms to Technology


Fahd A. Mohiyaddin

Fahd A. Mohiyaddin , IMEC, Belgium


The following schedule is planned for the lecture:

Talk 1 (20 mins) + Question Time (5 mins)
  • Introduction & Basic concepts of Quantum Computation (Qubits, Quantum Gates, Postulates of Quantum Mechanics, Differences between Quantum & Classical Computation)

Talk 2 (20 mins) + Question Time (5 mins)
  • Quantum Algorithms (Deutsch-Jozsa, Bernstein-Vazirani, Grover Algorithm, Simulation Platforms for Small-Scale Quantum Algorithms)

Break (10 minutes)
Talk 3 (20 mins) + Question Time (5 mins)
  • Platforms for Quantum Computation (Divincenzo's Crtiteria, Silicon Qubits, Superconducting Qubits, Trapped Ion Qubits, Comparison of different Platforms with Major Players)

Talk 4 (20 mins) + Question Time (5 mins)
  • Design of a Silicon Spin Qubit Device (Operation & Design of a Spin Qubit Device with Advanced Modeling Techniques, Impact of Different Dimensions & Voltages)

Break (10 minutes)
Talk 5 (20 mins) + Question Time (5 mins)
  • Scaling Techniques for Multi-Qubit Arrays (Dispersive Qubit Readout, Small Scale Qubit Array Design, Dipolar Coupling, Resonator-Based Coupling)

Talk 6 (20 mins) + Question Time (5 mins)
  • Experimental Characterization of Silicon Qubit Devices (SEM, TEM, Hallbar Measurements, Turn-On Characteristics at Room & Low Temperature, SET Operation, Qubit T1, Qubit T2*, Qubit T2 with Spin-Echoes and Noise Characterization, Fidelity Estimation)

Break (10 minutes)
Talk 7 (20 mins) + Question Time (5 mins)
  • What do we need to build a large scale Quantum Computer ? (Quantum Computing Stack, Error Correction, Microarchitecture & ISA, Cryo-Electronics)

Talk 8 (20 mins) + Question Time (5 mins)
  • Summary of All the 7 Talks, All Relevant Literature, Conclusion & Wrap-Up