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First proposed in the 1970s, quantum computing relies on quantum physics by taking advantage of certain quantum physics properties of atoms or nuclei that allow them to work together as quantum bits, or qubits, to be the computer's processor and memory. By interacting with each other while being isolated from the external environment, qubits can perform certain calculations exponentially faster than conventional computers.
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A Primer on Quantum Computing
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18 Oct 2006 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David D. Nolte
Quantum computers would represent an exponential increase in computing
power...if they can be built. This tutorial describes the theoretical
background to quantum computing, its potential for...
An Introduction to Quantum Computing
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12 Sep 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Edward Gerjuoy
Quantum mechanics, as formulated more than 80 years ago by Schrodinger, Heisenberg, Dirac and other greats, is a wholly sufficient foundation for its modern interrelated subfields of quantum...
Atomistic Modeling of Nano Devices: From Qubits to Transistors
13 Apr 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Rajib Rahman
In this talk, I will describe such a framework that can capture complex interactions ranging from exchange and spin-orbit-valley coupling in spin qubits to non-equilibrium charge transport in...
Control of Exchange Interaction in a Double Dot System
13 Jul 2004 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mike Stopa
As Rolf Landauer observed in 1960, information is physical. As a consequence, the transport and processing of information must obey the laws of physics. It therefore makes sense to base the laws...
Einstein/Bohr Debate and Quantum Computing
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13 Oct 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Karl Hess
This presentation deals with the Einstein/Bohr Debate and Quantum Computing.
High Precision Quantum Control of Single Donor Spins in Silicon
14 Jan 2008 | Papers | Contributor(s): Rajib Rahman, marta prada, Gerhard Klimeck, Lloyd Hollenberg
The Stark shift of the hyperfine coupling constant is investigated for a P donor in Si far below the ionization regime in the presence of interfaces using tight-binding and band minima basis...
MCW07 A Quantum Open Systems Approach to Molecular-Scale Devices
25 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Yongqiang Xue
Experimental advances in electrically and optically probing individual molecules have provided new insights into the behavior of single quantum objects and their interaction with the...
MCW07 Physics of Contact Induced Current Asymmetry in Transport Through Molecules
25 Feb 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Bhaskaran Muralidharan, Owen D. Miller, Neeti Kapur, Avik Ghosh, Supriyo Datta
We first outline the qualitatively different physics involved in the charging-induced current asymmetries in molecular conductors operating in the strongly coupled (weakly interacting)...
Nanotechnology: Silicon Technology, Bio-molecules and Quantum Computing
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19 Aug 2005 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Karl Hess
Northwestern University Initiative for Teaching Nanoscience
20 Aug 2008 | Tools | Contributor(s): Baudilio Tejerina
This package allows users to study and analyze of molecular properties using various electronic structure methods.
Oxide Systems – An Answer to the Qubit Problem?
08 Mar 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sudhakar Yarlagadda
One can produce new oxide-based devices by exploiting their tunability, rich physics, and coupling between the various degrees of freedom (such as charge, lattice, spin, etc.). We propose that...
Photonic Quantum Computation & Quantum Simulation
11 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Philip Walther
The advantages of the photons makes optical quantum system ideally suited for fundamental quantum physics experiments and a variety of applications in quantum information processing. Here I will...
Progress in Superconducting Qubits
04 May 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Robert F. McDermott
I will review progress in the field, with a focus on recent work in Wisconsin in the areas of decoherence and quantum measurement. I will discuss efforts to identify and suppress the dominant...
QIQC Quantum Computing Workshop
03 Feb 2012 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Sabre Kais
The National Science Foundation's Quantum Information for Quantum Chemistry Center (NSF's QIQC) presents several talks organized by Bill Bayley, QIQC Outreach Coordinator, with the goal of...
Quantum Coherent Effects in Photosynthesis
06 Aug 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): K. Birgitta Whaley
I shall present and discuss theoretical studies of the quantum dynamics of a prototypical photosynthetic light harvesting complex, the Fenna-Matthews-Olson (FMO) complex, that analyze the nature...
Quantum Computing - Experiments
15 Aug 2011 | Teaching Materials | Contributor(s): Dragica Vasileska, Gerhard Klimeck
Quantum Computing - Introduction
Quantum Control of Light and Matter International Workshop
14 Oct 2015 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Vladimir M. Shalaev, Chris H Greene
This kickoff workshop brings together world-class experts specializing in diverse areas such as Quantum Information & Computing, Quantum Nanophotonics & Metamaterials, as well as Quantum...
Quantum Dot Quantum Computation Simulator
17 Sep 2012 | Tools | Contributor(s): Brian Sutton
Performs simulations of quantum dot quantum computation using a model Hamiltonian with an on-site magnetic field and modulated inter-dot exchange interaction.
Quantum Information for Quantum Chemistry
03 Feb 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sabre Kais
Quantum Information for Quantum Chemistry Center,
National Science Foundation