Chapter 7. Quantum computers—the new generation of supercomputers?

  1. Prof. Dr. Jürgen Audretsch
  1. Reinhard F. Werner

Published Online: 29 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527619092.ch7

Entangled World: The Fascination of Quantum Information and Computation

Entangled World: The Fascination of Quantum Information and Computation

How to Cite

Werner, R. F. (2007) Quantum computers—the new generation of supercomputers?, in Entangled World: The Fascination of Quantum Information and Computation (ed J. Audretsch), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527619092.ch7

Editor Information

  1. University of Konstanz, Department of Physics, Konstanz, Germany. Juergen.Audretsch@Uni-Konstanz.de

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 29 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print:

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527404704

Online ISBN: 9783527619092

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Keywords:

  • paradoxical;
  • recapitulate;
  • reproducible;
  • radio-waves;
  • teleportation;
  • databank

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Quantum information

  • Superposition and entanglement

  • Quantum computer and complexity

  • The Shor algorithm

  • Reduction to the problem of searching the period

  • Realizations and outlook

  • Bibliography