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quantum computer

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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

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(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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ENPNewswire-August 30, 2019--Microsoft and IIT Roorkee collaborate to augment learning on quantum computing
Efforts will range from the development of highly sensitive quantum sensors for the detection of rare particles, to the use of quantum computing to analyze particle physics data, to quantum simulation experiments connecting the cosmos to quantum systems.
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 20, 2019-: Deltec Bank knowledge series - What Is Quantum Computing? What Does It Do?
NEW YORK; July 1, 2019 - Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has been granted a US patent for a "quantum computing machine learning module" that trains artificial intelligence (AI) models to determine when and how computational tasks would be best handled by quantum computing versus classical computing methods, and route them to the appropriate option.
Accenture has been granted a US patent for a "quantum computing machine learning module" that trains artificial intelligence, or AI, models to determine when and how computational tasks would be best handled by quantum computing versus classical computing methods, and route them to the appropriate option.
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) organised a number of workshops to discuss how quantum computing can be used in electricity and water production processes.
Three universities in Nigeria, University of Lagos (UNILAG), University of Ibadan (UI) and Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), lle-Ife, Osun State, are among African universities selected for an exceptional opportunity to access IBM's quantum computing, a first of its kind in the continent.
Now, another computer-based storm is coming, and this time the world isn't yet prepared: quantum computing.
The "Quantum Computing" concept has its roots in the "Quantum Mechanics" physics subdomain that specifies the way how incredibly small particles, up to the subatomic level, behave.
"In the topsy-turvy, counterintuitive world of quantum mechanics and quantum computing, decades-long dominance in IT doesn't automatically translate into dominance in the coming era.
This work in quantum technology stems from the inevitable impact that achievements in quantum computing will have on national security and the economy.

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