### Quantum Computing for the Determined

great introductory video series

**by Michael Nielsen**

### The basics

- The qubit
- Tips for working with qubits
- Our first quantum gate: the quantum NOT gate
- The Hadamard gate
- Measuring a qubit
- General single-qubit gates
- Why unitaries are the only matrices which preserve length
- Examples of single-qubit quantum gates
- The controlled-NOT gate
- Universal quantum computation

### Superdense coding

- Superdense coding: how to send two bits using one qubit
- Preparing the Bell state
- Whatâ€™s so special about entangled states anyway?
- Distinguishing quantum states
- Superdense coding redux: putting it all together

### Quantum teleportation

- Partial measurements
- Partial measurements in an arbitrary basis
- Quantum teleportation
- Quantum teleportation: discussion