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Matrix Representation of Quantum Gates

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2017
Aradhyamath Poornima, Naghabhushana N. M., Rohitha Ujjinimatad

Aradhyamath Poornima, Naghabhushana N M. and Rohitha Ujjinimatad. Matrix Representation of Quantum Gates. International Journal of Computer Applications 159(8):1-6, February 2017. BibTeX

	author = {Aradhyamath Poornima and Naghabhushana N. M. and Rohitha Ujjinimatad},
	title = {Matrix Representation of Quantum Gates},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {February 2017},
	volume = {159},
	number = {8},
	month = {Feb},
	year = {2017},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {1-6},
	numpages = {6},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2017913011},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


The field of quantum computing is growing rapidly and there is a surprisingly large literature. Research in this area includes the design of quantum reversible circuits and developing quantum algorithms for the models of quantum computing. This paper is focused on representing quantum reversible gates in matrix form. In turn these matrices can be used to develop quantum circuits with help of K-Map. Also this paper gives the historical development of quantum algorithms and basics concepts in quantum compuation.


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Quantum Computation, Quantum gates, Qubits