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COEN 691/COEN 498 - Quantum Information Theory and Coding

The goals of this course are to familiarize students with programing quantum devices and to enable students to participate in the development of new quantum computers. The course will cater to computer scientists, electrical engineers, physics and mathematics students.

Areas to be covered:
  • Basic Ideas of Quantum Mechanics
  • Mathematical Formulations in Quantum Computations
  • Quantum Information Theory
  • Quantum Teleportation
  • Quantum Error-Correction
  • Quantum Stabilizer and CSS Codes
  • Modern Cryptography
  • Quantum Parallelism
  • Quantum Fourier Transform and its Applications
  • Quantum Cryptography


  • not currently offered


Please refer to the Course Outline below.


Graduate, 4 credits


NOTE:This course is reserved for ECE students only.

Registration Information:

Concordia students must register for this course in their Student Hub. It is strongly recommended that they consult Concordia's class schedule prior to enrolling in order to be aware of any registration restrictions (see the notes). Once registered, students must then sign up for an eConcordia account to access the course material. » Visit the registration section for details.

Disclaimer: Information regarding the eConcordia course found on this page may change without notice. For the most recent course list, visit the Student Hub. Furthermore, if this represents the initial offering of the course, no course outline will be available until the start of the first active semester.