IBM’s Newest Quantum Computers Are the Most Powerful of Their Kind  Gizmodo  11/17
Quantum Computers
What are Quantum Computers?
A quantum computer is a computer that makes direct use of distinctively quantum mechanical phenomena to perform operations on data.
In a classical (or conventional) computer, the amount of data is measured by bits; in a quantum computer, the data is measured by qubits.
Source: Wikipedia
The basic principle of quantum computation is that the quantum properties of particles can be used to represent and structure data, and that quantum mechanisms can be devised and built to perform operations with these data.
Microsoft video Quantum Computing 101 (July 2014)
The Bloch sphere is a representation of a qubit, the fundamental building block of quantum computers.


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Google Just Revealed the Secret of Its Quantum Computers  Inverse  10/17

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Frosted glass obscures quantum information  Ars Technica  07/17

Quantum Computers Made Even More Powerful with New microchip generating ‘Qudits’  TrendinTech  07/17

Quantum Supremacy is Very Near  NextBigFuture  07/17

What Is Quantum Computing? A SuperEasy Explanation For Anyone  Forbes  07/17

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Futures: Q and A  How to build a quantum computer  nextmedia  06/17

The Age of Quantum Computing Has Arrived  Futurism  05/17

Think faster: advantages of quantum processing shown in headtohead race  Pr Newswire  05/17

What Sorts Of Problems Are Quantum Computers Good For?  Forbes  04/17

Here Is Everything You Need to Know About Quantum Computers  Interesting Engineering  03/17

Quantum computing explained  Wired  03/17

Quantum computers are here  but what are they good for?  PC World  03/17

Blueprint for a Large Scale Quantum Computer  Youtube (1:01)  01/17

Physicists can now predict the exact moment quantum systems will fail  Science Alert  01/17

Quantum Computing Is Real, and DWave Just OpenSourced It  Wired  01/17

Why Microsoft believes we’re on the threshold of quantum computing  Tech Radar  11/16

Is quantum computing a genie we will wish we kept in the bottle?  Windows Central  11/16

The “Dressed Qubit”  breakthrough in quantum state stability  Youtube (1:51)  10/16

Here's How Quantum Computing Will Change The World  Forbes  10/16

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How Quantum Computing Will Change Your Life  Seeker  10/16

New Wavelength Converter is the Future of Quantum Tech  Electronics 360  10/16

Quantum Computers Are Coming. The World Might Not Be Ready.  Bloomberg  09/16

Is Quantum Computing the Future of Technology?  CIOReview  09/16

NREL Discovery Could Propel Quantum Computing  insideHPC  09/16

Google’s Quantum Dream May Be Just Around the Corner  MIT Technology Review  09/16

How can quantum physics be applied in communications?  CCTV video  08/16

Inside the weird world of quantum computers  Wired  08/16

Quantum computers just took a huge logical leap forward  TechRadar  08/16

Quantum computers show potential to revolutionize chemistry  Engadget  07/16

Google Pioneers Hybrid Approach to Quantum Computing  Electronic Design  07/16

The Quantum Leap: Is This How the Future Begins?  Equities  06/16

References

Photograph of a An IBM cryostat wired for a 50 qubit system quantum computer  from Flickr
Quantum Computer Articles and Web Sites
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