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    Quantum computers within five years

    Most people figured true quantum computers would be about 25-50 years away. Looks like we may see these far earlier than anyone thought. For the uninitiated, a quantum computer does computing operations using the laws of quantum mechanics, and would make the most powerful supercomputer today look like the Atanasoff-Berry Computer by comparison.

    FT.com / Global Economy - Computers set for quantum leap



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    Re: Quantum computers within five years

    Quote Originally Posted by Cyclone42 View Post
    Most people figured true quantum computers would be about 25-50 years away. Looks like we may see these far earlier than anyone thought. For the uninitiated, a quantum computer does computing operations using the laws of quantum mechanics, and would make the most powerful supercomputer today look like the Atanasoff-Berry Computer by comparison.

    FT.com / Global Economy - Computers set for quantum leap
    Here's a source for the same subject only you don't have to register to have access to it: 'Quantum computer to come in next five years' | News.com.au

    or this one: Quantum Optical Chip Ramps Up Computing (photonics.com | Sep 2010 | Research)


    Last edited by aauummm; 09-16-2010 at 11:41 PM.

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