Category: Quantum Computing

Quantum Computation Speed

Quantum Computing Series, Part 11: Quantum Computation Speed

A quantum computer can harness quantum states to simultaneously represent bits to offer exponential growth in computation speed and power. Enormous, complex problems traditionally estimated to have taken eons to…

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Quantum Cryptography News

Quantum Computing Series, Part 10: Quantum Cryptography News

The talk about quantum computers has caught on in recent years. Among the major quantum computing and quantum cryptography news that has come out, Microsoft has been hiring top-notch quantum…

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Quantum Cryptography

Quantum Computing Series, Part 9: Quantum Cryptography

Quantum computing promises to open doors to many exciting technological possibilities. Quantum Cryptography is one such application area that could benefit greatly with advent of quantum computers and help make…

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Decoherence

Quantum Computing Series, Part 8: Decoherence

A perfect spoilsport to quantum computing is a phenomenon known as Quantum decoherence. Quantum error correction focuses on fending off decoherence and counter other errors that make quantum computing challenging.…

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Quantum Computer

Quantum Computing Series, Part 7: What is a Quantum Computer?

A quantum computer is based on phenomena such as superposition and entanglement and uses such phenomena to perform operations on data. While binary digital electronic computers are based on transistors,…

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Quantum Teleportation

Quantum Computing Series, Part 6: Quantum Teleportation

Quantum teleportation is used to transmit information from one location to another. This quantum information, for example, can be the exact state of a particle such as an atom or…

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Quantum entanglement

Quantum Computing Series, Part 5: Entanglement in Quantum Mechanics

Quantum entanglement is a physical phenomenon that occurs when pairs or groups of particles generate or interact in ways such that the quantum state of each particle cannot be described…

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Quantum Computing

Quantum Computing Series, Part 4: Superposition in Quantum Mechanics

Quantum computing studies theoretical computation systems that make direct use of quantum-mechanical phenomena, such as superposition and entanglement, to perform operations on data. Quantum computers are different from binary digital…

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Scientists Teleport photons

Scientists Play Scotty! Teleport Photons 300 Miles in Space

The moment you think teleportation, the first image that flashes is of Scotty beaming up the Start Trek crew. That might still be way off, but Chinese scientists' achievement is…

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Quantum Computing

Quantum Computing Series, Part 3: What is Quantum Mechanics?

Before we address how quantum computing might help solve some of the challenges plaguing IoT, it's important to have a basic understanding of the fundamentals of quantum physics and quantum…

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