|National Conference on Recent Trends in Computing
|Foundation of Computer Science USA
|NCRTC - Number 8
|Authors: D. G. Vyawahare, K. H. Walse, Nitin V. Sali
D. G. Vyawahare, K. H. Walse, Nitin V. Sali . A Study of Quantum Computing. National Conference on Recent Trends in Computing. NCRTC, 8 (May 2012), 1-5.
Quantum computation is an exciting new field, which touches on the foundations of both computer science and quantum mechanics. It provides a new model of computation that is both physically reasonable and more powerful than classical computing. In a classical computer, a bit is a fundamental unit of information, classically represented as a 0 or 1. In a quantum computer, the fundamental unit of information, called a quantum bit or qubit, is not binary but rather more quaternary in nature.