An Overview of Quantum Computing:

An Overview of Quantum Computing: " The State of The Art In Computers "

by Edited by Paul F. Kisak


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Quantum computing uses the phenomena of quantum mechanics to perform it's calculations. The computational speed would be orders of magnitude greater than present day digital computers that we have become used to using whether it be a large scale mainframe or a desktop, laptop, tablet or phone.The digital computer uses bits which are a binary form of utilizing information in one of two states - either a 1 or a 0. The quantum computer uses quantum bits or qbits which can utilize data in a variety of states due to the quantum mechanical principles of superposition and entanglement.These principles allow multiple states to exist at the same time in the qbit which is what allows the qbit to operate at a drastically higher efficiency than the digital computer.Currently the field of quantum computing is in the beginning stages but proof of concept has already taken place using a very small number of qbits. Given that this field will be a revolution in computing, the technological implications are nothing short of phenomenal. This book discusses the fundamentals and applications of quantum computing and is designed to be a reference and provide an overview of the topic and give the reader a structured knowledge to familiarize yourself with the topic at the most affordable price possible.The accuracy and knowledge is of an international viewpoint as the edited articles represent the inputs of many knowledgeable individuals and some of the most current knowledge on the topic, based on the date of publication.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781535296403
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/04/2016
Pages: 230
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.02(h) x 0.48(d)

About the Author

The editor has degrees in Engineering Physics & Nuclear Engineering from the University of Michigan and is an Engineer & Former Intelligence Officer for the CIA & US intelligence Community. He has authored several books, edited numerous books and has written over 75 Technical, Classified & Unclassified papers, Articles & Essays.

He was also President and founder of an award-winning Defense Contracting Company that specialized in Satellite Orbital Simulation, Planning and Remote Sensing. He has been a Contributing Author for The International Encyclopedia on Intelligence and Counter-Intelligence and written several award-winning satellite simulation software & science manuals that have been sold in more than a dozen countries. He has also appeared in Marquis "Who's Who in the World" & "Who's Who in Science & Engineering" and continues to edit and write.

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