Quantum Computing and the Temperature Dependence of Trions in Quantum Dot Potentials
Kenney, Matthew C.
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Quantum computers have the possibility of revolutionizing computer science and the computer industry. Thus, research into the development of quantum computers, while only at the earliest stages, is exciting and of great interest to many people. This paper outlines the basics of quantum computing, discusses the basic theory of several quasi-particles which exhibit quantum mechanical properties, and describes experiments that study the properties of quantum mechanical systems that may one day be used in a quantum computer. While a quantum computer that performs useful calculations may be several decades from successful implementation, it is hoped that this research will lead down the path to the eventual construction of a quantum computer.
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