Quantum Computing: Progress and Prospects
by Emily Grumbling, Mark Horowitz
Publisher: National Academies Press 2018
Number of pages: 206
Quantum mechanics, the subfield of physics that describes the behavior of very small (quantum) particles, provides the basis for a new paradigm of computing. First proposed in the 1980s as a way to improve computational modeling of quantum systems, the field of quantum computing has recently garnered significant attention due to progress in building small-scale devices. However, significant technical advances will be required before a large-scale, practical quantum computer can be achieved.
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by Man-Hong Yung, et al. - arXiv
The text focuses on applications of quantum computation to problems of interest in physics and chemistry. The authors describe quantum simulation algorithms that have been developed for electronic-structure problems, thermal-state preparation, etc.
by Steven M. Girvin - Yale University
These lectures are devoted to understanding the basic components of quantum machines that can be constructed from superconducting electrical circuits. These circuits can be used to create resonators which store individual microwave photons.
by Ved Prakash Gupta, Prabha Mandayam, V. S. Sunder - arXiv
This book is a compilation of notes from a two-week international workshop on the 'Functional Analysis of Quantum Information Theory'. Contents: Operator Spaces; Entanglement in Bipartite Quantum States; Operator Systems; Quantum Information Theory.
by Bing Qi, Li Qian, Hoi-Kwong Lo - arXiv
We present the principles behind quantum key distribution and discuss a few well-known QKD protocols. We focus more on the implementation of QKD protocols rather than security analysis. Another topic covered here is the security of QKD systems.