Quantum Computer

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Quantum computing 101 (Institute for Quantum Computing, University of Waterloo)
An Introduction to Quantum Computing, Without the Physics (Giacomo Nannicini, arXiv.org)
An Introduction to Quantum Computing (Noson S. Yanofsky, arXiv.org)


Quantum computing is computing using quantum-mechanical phenomena, such as superposition and entanglement. A quantum computer is a device that performs quantum computing. They are different from binary digital electronic computers based on transistors. Whereas common digital computing requires that the data be encoded into binary digits (bits), each of which is always in one of two definite states (0 or 1), quantum computation uses quantum bits, which can be in superpositions of states. A quantum Turing machine is a theoretical model of such a computer, and is also known as the universal quantum computer. — Wikipedia

Quantum Computer (Encyclopædia Britannica)


Quantum Computing 101






Timeline of Quantum Computers and the History of Quantum Computing (Quantum Computing 101)
Timeline of quantum computing (Wikipedia)


WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library




MIT Quantum Practitioner Curriculum


Quantum Computation (MIT Opencourseware)
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources



ACM Special Interest Group on Algorithms and Computation Theory (SIGACT)


MIT News, Science Daily









Quantum Computing and Complexity in Art (Libby Heaney, Leonardo)


Here’s What a World Powered by Quantum Computers Will Look Like (Dom Galeon and Kristin Houser, Futurism)



MIT News - Quantum computing MIT news feed about: Quantum computing

Quantum Computing News -- ScienceDaily Quantum Computing News. Read the latest about the development of quantum computers.

  • Advocating a new paradigm for electron simulations
    on July 1, 2022 at 3:31 pm

    Researchers improve a widely used simulation method for high-performance computing clusters.

  • Tracking a levitated nanoparticle with a mirror
    on June 29, 2022 at 2:22 pm

    Sensing with levitated nanoparticles has so far been limited by the precision of position measurements. Now, researchers have demonstrated a new method for optical interferometry in which light scattered by a particle is reflected by a mirror. This opens up new possibilities for using levitated particles as sensors, in particular, in quantum regimes.

  • Light traveling in a distorting medium can appear...
    on June 24, 2022 at 3:54 pm

    Researchers have made a new discovery on how light behaves in complex media, media that tends to distort light significantly. They demonstrated that 'distortion' is a matter of perspective, outlining a simple rule that applies to all light and a vast array of media, including underwater, optical fiber, transmission in the atmosphere and even through living biological samples. Their novel quantum approach to the problem resolves a standing debate on whether some forms of light are robust or not, […]

  • Quantum network nodes with warm atoms
    on June 24, 2022 at 2:51 pm

    Communication networks need nodes at which information is processed or rerouted. Physicists have now developed a network node for quantum communication networks that can store single photons in a vapor cell and pass them on later.

  • When the world of nanotechnology and...
    on June 22, 2022 at 3:31 pm

    Researchers have shown that microbrewery waste can be used as a carbon source to synthesize quantum dots.




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