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Title: Quantum Computing: Solving Complex Problems

One of the motivating ideas of quantum computation was that there could be a new kind of machine that would solve hard problems in quantum mechanics. There has been significant progress towards the exmore »perimental realization of these machines (which I will review), but there are still many questions about how such a machine could solve computational problems of interest in quantum physics. New categorizations of the complexity of computational problems have now been invented to describe quantum simulation. The bad news is that some of these problems are believed to be intractable even on a quantum computer, falling into a quantum analog of the NP class. The good news is that there are many other new classifications of tractability that may apply to several situations of physical interest.« less
Title: Quantum Computing: Solving Complex Problems
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Publication Date: 2007-04-12
OSTI Identifier: 987211
DOE Contract Number: AC02-07CH11359
Other Number(s): Other: 070412DiVincenzo1
Resource Type: Multimedia
Specific Type: Multimedia Presentation
Resource Relation: Conference: Fermilab Colloquia, Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batvia, Illinois (United States), presented on April 11, 2007
Research Org: FNAL (Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States))
Sponsoring Org: USDOE Office of Science (SC)
Subject: 71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS ; 99 GENERAL AND MISCELLANEOUS
Publisher: FERMI
Country of Publication: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 1:12:50
System Entry Date: 2016-01-27