Quantum Computers: A New Paradigm in Information Technology

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Mahesh S. Raisinghani;
(2001)
  • Publisher: Informing Science Institute
  • Journal: Informing Science The International Journal of an Emerging Transdiscipline (issn: 1547-9684, eissn: 1521-4672)
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  • Subject: Information technology | T58.5-58.64
    acm: TheoryofComputation_GENERAL | ComputerSystemsOrganization_MISCELLANEOUS

The word 'quantum' comes from the Latin word quantus meaning 'how much'. Quantum computing is a fundamentally new mode of information processing that can be performed only by harnessing physical phenomena unique to quantum mechanics (especially quantum interference). Pa... View more
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