QuTech at Delft University of Technology Offers Online Course ‘The Hardware of a Quantum Computer’
(EDX.org) An online course authored by experts from the QuTech research center at Delft University of Technology. The aim of the course is to help you get up to speed with current progress in the transition to a quantum information era. QuTech Academy’s aim is to inspire, share and disseminate knowledge about the latest developments in quantum technology.
After an initial review of some of the basic concepts and operating principles of the quantum computer and quantum internet (e.g. the ket notation and quantum bits, the qubits), the course will feature an extensive discussion on some of the different ways qubits can be built. Then, we will discuss the four types of qubits that QuTech focuses on: topological qubits, spin qubits, trans qubits and NV center qubits. Enroll here.
You should have a background in or deep interest in technology and familiarity with math. You should be able to read and understand popular written scientific contents, such as articles in New Scientist. If you are not yet familiar with quantum technology, enrol in our introductory course The Quantum Internet and Quantum Computers: How Will They Change the World?
NOTE: QUTech (Delft Unitersity) is co-producing the upcoming Inside Quantum Technology in New York City, April 2-3, 2020.