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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.
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
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...
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 Information for Quantum Chemistry
03 Feb 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Sabre Kais
Quantum Information for Quantum Chemistry Center,
National Science Foundation
Quantum Technology: The Second Quantum Revolution
03 Feb 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jonathan P Dowling
Jonathan Dowling presents a brief introduction of the Second Quantum Revolution. This talk covers a brief introduction and history of developments in quantum mechanics which has led us to where we...
07 Feb 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ross Hoehn
Ross Hoehn gives a brief introduction to the basic concepts used in the quantum information field. He conveys linear superpositions and entanglements through penguin coordinates and marital...
Tangling with Entanglement: Polar Molecules as Qubits
11 May 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Dudley R. Herschbach
For arrays of polar molecules, entanglement is supplied by dipole-dipole interaction. Previous studies of prospects for computing with diatomic polar molecules had specified experimental...
The Pioneers of Quantum Computing
19 Nov 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): David P. Di Vincenzo
This talk profiles the persons whose insights and visions created the subject of quantum information science. Some famous, some not, they all thought deeply about the puzzles and contradictions...
Towards Light-Spin Interface for NV Center in Diamond
17 Mar 2015 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Alexey V Akimov
In this work we present our efforts on using CMOS compatible hyperbolic metamaterials and optical fibers to construct efficient single-photon sources and sensing elements using NV center in diamond.
Tutorial 4b: Introduction to the NEMO3D Tool - Electronic Structure and Transport in 3D
29 Mar 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck
Electronic Structure and Transport in 3D - Quantum Dots, Nanowires and Ultra-Thin Body Transistors