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## Introduction to Quantum Computing

*Andreas Bolfing*

### in Cryptographic Primitives in Blockchain Technology: A mathematical introduction

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- October 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198862840
- eISBN:
- 9780191895463
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198862840.003.0008
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

This chapter gives a brief introduction to quantum computing, which is the discipline of studying algorithms based on the principles of quantum theory. It outlines the two fundamental quantum ... More

## Quantum Feats

*Jeffrey Bub*

### in Bananaworld: Quantum Mechanics for Primates

- Published in print:
- 2016
- Published Online:
- March 2016
- ISBN:
- 9780198718536
- eISBN:
- 9780191819643
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718536.003.0008
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Rather than achieving a speedup over classical computers by performing multiple computations simultaneously as is often claimed, a quantum computer can compute a solution to a problem in fewer steps ... More

## Bitcoin Under Broken Crypto Primitives

*Andreas Bolfing*

### in Cryptographic Primitives in Blockchain Technology: A mathematical introduction

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- October 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198862840
- eISBN:
- 9780191895463
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198862840.003.0009
- Subject:
- Mathematics, Computational Mathematics / Optimization, Logic / Computer Science / Mathematical Philosophy

Bitcoin’s security relies solely on cryptographic primitives, namely on digital signatures, hash functions and Merkle trees. This chapter discusses the security of the Bitcoin system if some ... More

## Quantum Computing II

*M. Suhail Zubairy*

### in Quantum Mechanics for Beginners: With Applications to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- June 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198854227
- eISBN:
- 9780191888649
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198854227.003.0016
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter deals with some of the most prominent successes of quantum computing. The most well-known quantum computing algorithm, Shor’s algorithm for factoring a number in its prime factors, is ... More

## The Dawn of Quantum Information

*Gershon Kurizki and Goren Gordon*

### in The Quantum Matrix: Henry Bar's Perilous Struggle for Quantum Coherence

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- July 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198787464
- eISBN:
- 9780191829512
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198787464.003.0015
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Henry and Eve have finally tested their quantum computer (QC) with resounding success! It may enable much faster and better modelling of complex pharmaceutical designs, long-term weather forecasts or ... More

## EPR and Bell’s theorem, and quantum algorithms

*Ian R. Kenyon*

### in Quantum 20/20: Fundamentals, Entanglement, Gauge Fields, Condensates and Topology

- Published in print:
- 2019
- Published Online:
- November 2019
- ISBN:
- 9780198808350
- eISBN:
- 9780191846052
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198808350.003.0010
- Subject:
- Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

EPR showed that quantum mechanics is not a local deterministic theory and on this account they argued that it is incomplete. Quantum mechanics predicts correlations over time-like separations. The ... More

## Quantum Computing

*William J. Mullin*

### in Quantum Weirdness

- Published in print:
- 2017
- Published Online:
- March 2017
- ISBN:
- 9780198795131
- eISBN:
- 9780191836480
- Item type:
- chapter

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198795131.003.0015
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Quantum computing makes use of wave-function superposition to provide a computational system with remarkable possibilities. A computing bit is a 0 or 1, but a quantum bit, a qubit, is a superposition ... More

## Quantum Mechanics for Beginners: With Applications to Quantum Communication and Quantum Computing

*M. Suhail Zubairy*

- Published in print:
- 2020
- Published Online:
- June 2020
- ISBN:
- 9780198854227
- eISBN:
- 9780191888649
- Item type:
- book

- Publisher:
- Oxford University Press
- DOI:
- 10.1093/oso/9780198854227.001.0001
- Subject:
- Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

Quantum mechanics is a highly successful yet a mysterious theory. Quantum Mechanics for Beginners provides an introduction of this fascinating subject to someone with only a high school background in ... More

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