Basic Concepts in Quantum Computing – Qubits

YEREVAN, Armenia – On May 6th, the American University of Armenia (AUA) College of Science & Engineering hosted a public presentation on Quantum Computing led by CIS Student Karlen Manaseryan. The presentation introduced qubits and their basic properties, and a brief overview on Quantum Physics with emphasis on the fundamental differences between the microscopic quantum and macroscopic classical worlds. In addition, Karlen provided a definition of quantum circuits, and a demonstration of a simple quantum algorithm that illustrated quantum parallelism.

Karlen Manaseryan is a Computer and Information Science (CIS) student working on his Master’s Thesis in Quantum Computing (supervised by Suren Khachatryan).

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Founded in 1991, the American University of Armenia (AUA) is a private, independent university located in Yerevan, Armenia and affiliated with the University of California. AUA provides a global education in Armenia and the region, offering high-quality, graduate and undergraduate studies, encouraging civic engagement, and promoting public service and democratic values.