## Learn Quantum Computing with Python and IBM Quantum Experience

**Author:** Robert Loredo

**Publisher:** Packt Publishing Ltd

**Published:** 2020-09-28

**Total Pages:** 510

**ISBN-13:** 1838986758

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A step-by-step guide to learning the implementation and associated methodologies in quantum computing with the help of the IBM Quantum Experience, Qiskit, and Python that will have you up and running and productive in no time Key FeaturesDetermine the difference between classical computers and quantum computersUnderstand the quantum computational principles such as superposition and entanglement and how they are leveraged on IBM Quantum Experience systemsRun your own quantum experiments and applications by integrating with QiskitBook Description IBM Quantum Experience is a platform that enables developers to learn the basics of quantum computing by allowing them to run experiments on a quantum computing simulator and a real quantum computer. This book will explain the basic principles of quantum mechanics, the principles involved in quantum computing, and the implementation of quantum algorithms and experiments on IBM's quantum processors. You will start working with simple programs that illustrate quantum computing principles and slowly work your way up to more complex programs and algorithms that leverage quantum computing. As you build on your knowledge, you'll understand the functionality of IBM Quantum Experience and the various resources it offers. Furthermore, you'll not only learn the differences between the various quantum computers but also the various simulators available. Later, you'll explore the basics of quantum computing, quantum volume, and a few basic algorithms, all while optimally using the resources available on IBM Quantum Experience. By the end of this book, you'll learn how to build quantum programs on your own and have gained practical quantum computing skills that you can apply to your business. What you will learnExplore quantum computational principles such as superposition and quantum entanglementBecome familiar with the contents and layout of the IBM Quantum ExperienceUnderstand quantum gates and how they operate on qubitsDiscover the quantum information science kit and its elements such as Terra and AerGet to grips with quantum algorithms such as Bell State, Deutsch-Jozsa, Grover's algorithm, and Shor's algorithmHow to create and visualize a quantum circuitWho this book is for This book is for Python developers who are looking to learn quantum computing and put their knowledge to use in practical situations with the help of IBM Quantum Experience. Some background in computer science and high-school-level physics and math is required.