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quantum computer

n.
A computer that exploits the quantum mechanical properties of subatomic particles to allow a single operation to act on a large amount of data.

quantum computer

n
(Computer Science) a type of computer which uses the ability of quantum systems to be in many different states at once, thus allowing it to perform many different computations simultaneously
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The strategy developed by Zurek and his coworkers for what they call "resilient quantum computation" combines quantum error correction, which preserves the values of quantum bits in memory, with methods of ensuring that bits are encoded correctly and that logic operations are completed properly.
"How can the task of performing a quantum computation best be distributed among many processors?"
According to Monroe, "we need at least another decade to understand the limits of quantum computation."
"I like to study quantum control of superconductivity exceeding the gigahertz, or billions of cycles per second, bottleneck in current state-of-the-art quantum computation applications," said Wang, a professor of physics and astronomy at Iowa State University whose research has been supported by the Army Research Office.
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In addition to this new system, IBM plans to open the IBM Q Quantum Computation Center in Poughkeepsie, New York, later this year, which will expand the network of quantum systems available for use.
He has made remarkable discoveries in many fields of physics, including quantum optics, tachyons, quantum Zeno effect, non-invariance groups, positive maps of density matrices, quantum computation, etc.
Even with the recent improvements in quantum computation, such as the superconducting 72 qubit 'Bristlecone' processor from Google's quantum AI lab, a truly universal quantum computer may still be a long way off.
Working with the Australian Research Council (ARC) Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology (CQC2T), the company will operate from new laboratories within CQC2T's UNSW headquarters.
'Long-distance teleportation has been recognized as a fundamental element in protocols such as large-scale quantum networks and distributed quantum computation,' a representative from the Chinese team told MIT Technology review, as relayed by the news outlet.
The author has organized the twelve chapters that make up the main body of his text in four parts devoted to quantum mechanics and quantum computation, topological phases of matter, topological quantum states, and topological quantum computation.
Within the frame of universal quantum computation based on the stabilizer formalism, it is being actively discussed if there exist critical resources responsible for the power of quantum computation.

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