A look at quantum computing

Posted on Wednesday, October 19 2005 @ 5:26 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
The TechZone takes a look at Quantum Computing.

Imagine a computer whose memory is exponentially larger than its apparent physical size; a computer that can manipulate an exponential set of inputs simultaneously; a computer that computes in the twilight zone of space. You would be thinking of a quantum computer. Relatively few and simple concepts from quantum mechanics are needed to make quantum computers a possibility. The subtlety has been in learning to manipulate these concepts. Is such a computer an inevitability or will it be too difficult to build? Read on over The Tech Zone.

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