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Week 9 General Meeting

 
Date: Wed, Mar. 4, 2020
Time: Basic Track: 5:20 - 6:20 p.m.
 
         Advanced Track*: 6:30 - 7:50 p.m.

Place: DBH 1427 map here

*Prerequisite: Solid Linear Algebra
Basic Track
5:20 - 6:20 p.m.
  • More on Grover's Algorithm.
  • Using Grover's algorithm to solve the Max Cut problem.



 
Advanced Track
6:30 - 7:50 p.m.
  • Working through selected problems and notes from Prof. Irani's course and QCQI by Nielsen and Chuang.


 

Summary of Week 8 Meeting

Basic Track
  • Chris went over Grover's algorithm and implemented it using Qiskit. In addition, he went over the time complexity of the algorithm O(sqrt(N)). After learning Grover's algorithm, we studied how it can be used to find the digits of pi. The code used could be found here.
All the slides for this quarter can be found in this google drive folder.

Summary of Last Quarter


We learnt the basics of quantum gates, Deutsch-Jozsa algorithm and Shor's algorithm. We also implemented it with Cirq and Qiskit. Finally, we ran the code on IBM Q Experience, the free cloud quantum computer from IBM!

Also, we heard from Prof. Sandy Irani about her research and opinion on many interesting topics including the recent supremacy argument. Moreover, we heard from our grad members about their research from various background such as physics, CS, chemistry and music. We were fascinated by their expectation for quantum computing and quantum information.


All the slides from the last quarter can be found in our club's Google Drive.

 

Welcome!

Hi Anteaters! We are excited to have many new members! Thanks for everyone who came by our booth on Thursday. Whatever background you may have, as long as you find QC interesting, we look forward to your participation! Let's start this new year by studying and exploiting the wonderful quantum magic!

QC@UCI?

QC@UCI was founded during this past summer by passionate undergraduate and graduate students from various backgrounds. From the very beginning, we aim to connect people from different fields and encourage everyone to learn something new as the inherently interdisciplinary nature of quantum computing and quantum information suggests. Moreover, we hope to stimulate the research and general interest towards this topic at UCI.

But how? We have planned 3 kinds of activities
 

Paper Discussion

Paper discussion sessions to keep you informed with the latest advancement.

 

Presentations

Presentations from students, professors and industry speakers to give you a taste of QC.
 

Projects

Projects will be led by experienced students. Find a project of your interest or invent your own!

 

Stay Tuned!

Please join our Slack workspace for more information! Whatever background you may have, as long as you find QC interesting, we look forward to your participation!

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