Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > News > Of bits and qubits

June 3rd, 2007

Of bits and qubits

Abstract:
There are a still many problems that require large computing power and memory. Factoring large integers, discrete logarithms, and modeling and simulating quantum systems are NP (Nondeterministic Polynomial time) problems that cannot be solved using a classical computer. The solution for these problems will be useful in areas such as development of secure communications, development of advanced processes (single atom doping) in the semiconductor industry, nanotechnology and spintronics (short form for spin-based electronics, which utilizes the spin of an electron). An understanding of quantum processes can also potentially lead to discovery of new phenomena in mesophysics and nanophysics, which, in turn, can aid the development of new devices.

Source:
thehindubusinessline.com

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Spintronics

University of Illinois study advances limits for ultrafast nano-devices July 10th, 2014

Harnessing magnetic vortices for making nanoscale antennas: Scientists explore ways to synchronize spins for more powerful nanoscale electronic devices April 30th, 2014

Could Diamonds Be A Computerís Best Friend? Landmark experiment reveals the precious gemís potential in computing March 24th, 2014

Spintronic Thermoelectric Power Generators: A step towards energy efficient electronic devices March 21st, 2014

Chip Technology

A*STAR and industry form S$200M semiconductor R&D July 25th, 2014

A Crystal Wedding in the Nanocosmos July 23rd, 2014

Nanometrics Announces Upcoming Investor Events July 22nd, 2014

Penn Study: Understanding Grapheneís Electrical Properties on an Atomic Level July 22nd, 2014

Quantum Computing

Harris & Harris Group Portfolio Company D-Wave Systems Closes a $28.4 Million Financing July 14th, 2014

Weizmann Institute scientists take another step down the long road toward quantum computers July 14th, 2014

IBM Announces $3 Billion Research Initiative to Tackle Chip Grand Challenges for Cloud and Big Data Systems: Scientists and engineers to push limits of silicon technology to 7 nanometers and below and create post-silicon future July 10th, 2014

From pencil marks to quantum computers: Introducing graphene July 5th, 2014

Interviews/Book Reviews/Essays/Reports/Podcasts/Journals

Seeing is bead-lieving: Rice University scientists create model 'bead-spring' chains with tunable properties July 28th, 2014

Production of Toxic Gas Sensor Based on Nanorods July 28th, 2014

Stanford team achieves 'holy grail' of battery design: A stable lithium anode - Engineers use carbon nanospheres to protect lithium from the reactive and expansive problems that have restricted its use as an anode July 27th, 2014

Iranian Scientists Produce Reusable Nanoadsorbent to Detect Sulfamide in Chicken July 27th, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE



  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE