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Title

Explorations in Quantum Computing
Authors

Colin P. Williams
Scott H. Clearwater
Book information

Publisher: TELOS/Springer-Verlag
Copyright year: 1998
ISBN: 038794768X
Medium: Hardcover
Includes: CD-ROM
Pages: 307
Out of print?: Y
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Contents

Computer Technology Meets Quantum Reality | The Capabilities of Computing Machinery | Quantum Mechanics and Computers | Simulating a Simple Quantum Computer | The Effects of Imperfections | Breaking Unbreakable Codes | True Randomness | Quantum Cryptography | Quantum Teleportation | Quantum Error Correction | How to Make a Quantum Computer | Appendix
Description

Explains the burgeoning developments in quantum computing theory in simple terms and describes the key technological hurdles that must be overcome in order to make quantum computers a reality. Companion CD-ROM contains Mathematica notebook providing simulations and tutorials on the topics covered.
Subject

*Science > Physics > Quantum Physics