Photon polarization and Qubits

Here’s an interesting lecture on using photon polarization for quantum computing.

Time stamps:

  • 0:00 Review of photon polarization measurement, quantum states, and Born’s Rule
  • 26:20 Can Bob determine the state of a single photon sent by Alice?
  • 31:52 Classical bits
  • 36:58 Qubits
  • 45:30 Electron spin as a qubit
  • 49:35 State space
  • 53:43 How to prepare and measure an electron spin state?

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