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Why is there so much hope around quantum computers?

The road towards quantum computers have so many obstacles, which are deeply different and more challenging than the problems that we had with the development of classical computers. There are reasons ...
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Is a 2nd course on Quantum Mechanics helpful for research in Quantum Information/Computing? [closed]

I'm wavering between taking 2nd Quantum Mechanics course and not. I've just completed the 1st course that already covered fundamentals of QC. I intend to take Quantum Information Processing along with ...
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Where to publish quantum algorithm related paper

I am an undergraduate student and I wrote a paper for my research program on quantum information. To be more specific, it is about using a novel quantum algorithm to do signal/image processing. It won ...
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Quantum channels and error correction research groups

I am wondering which are the top universities or research groups through the world that are doing research in the topic of quantum error correction or quantum channels (decoherence noise models). I ...
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Is there a “parameterized initialization” that I can apply to a QuantumRegister to re-use a circuit?

I'm working on a QuantumCircuit which measures the fidelity of one point (my "test vector") and two other points (my "data set", containing of states phi_1 and <...
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Is it a good idea to publish a research paper about the simulation of BB84 protocol?

I'm an engineering student. As my end of year project I've simulated BB84 protocol using simulaqron(python). I'm thinking about publishing a paper about this simulation. I haven't published any ...
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How to use Tensorflow and Qiskit to make a quantum neural network and recognize handwriting?

How to use Tensorflow and Qiskit to make a quantum neural network and recognize handwriting?
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Speedup for spatial search problem using quantum walks

Given a graph $G$ and a set of marked vertices $M$, spatial search problem is the problem of finding a marked vertex. A classical approach is to perform a random walk on the graph to find out a marked ...
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Quantum Computing Mailing Lists

I am aware of Oxford's Quantum Foundations mailing list that regularly advertises conferences and openings for academic positions related to quantum theory. What are other mailing lists that advertise ...
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Is Industry or PhD programs best for someone wanting to go to quantum machine learning? [closed]

Is Industry and the companies including IBMa and D-wave etc or PhD research programs best for someone wanting to go to quantum statistical/mathematical machine learning in the United States? I mean ...
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What is the state of the art on Quantum Random Access Memories? [duplicate]

I realized that Quantum Random Access Memory (qRAM) was proposed to make quantum computers more similar to classical one. Currently quantum computers have very constrained memory, given only quantum ...
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Reversal of time arrow on IBM Q

It is well known that a quantum computer is reversible. This means that it is possible to derive an input quantum state $|\psi_0\rangle$ from an output $|\psi_1\rangle$ of an algorithm described by a ...
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Can quantum entanglement be expressed in terms of knot theory?

While writing this answer I was wondering whether the analogy of the nature of entanglement in the GHZ state with Borromean rings is more than a mere analogy (cf. Aaronson's lecture). The question ...
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Active areas of research for NISQ algorithms

What areas of research in NISQ algorithms have heavy focus? I'm interested in quantum chemistry algorithms because of previous work (e.g. VQEs), and I'd love to learn more about other near-term ...
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Could any of these university courses be a good MSc for a quantum computing future job/research? [closed]

I'm a Politecnico di Torino student currently enrolled - and close to graduate - in Electronics and Communications engineering. As such, I know the basics of analog electronics, digital electronics, ...
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Academic journals dedicated to quantum algorithms

Are there, any journals out there that have been steadily publishing, or are dedicated to, research on existing or new and innovative quantum algorithms? Generalist titles are fine, but they can also ...
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Could quantum computing help solving the Eternity II puzzle?

First of all, since I am not a specialist, sorry if this question does not make sense. But, I can't resist to ask as I have not found any direct information while googling. I hope some of you know/...
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Ideas for school-level project on quantum computing

I am a Swiss student and have 2 years left at school. In these 2 years, I have to do a special piece of work on a specific subject. I decided to do it on quantum computers. For this, I have to find a ...
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Would all quantum computing research be for naught if a powerful enough quantum computer is never built?

Let's say 1000 years from now powerful quantum computers are still a matter of fiction and no useful calculations can be carried out using them. Would this mean that the entire industry of quantum ...
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General Master Equation with Decoherence Query

The following general master equation (from this paper 'Dynamical quantum correlations of Ising models on arbitrary lattice and their resilience to decoherence') describes the various types of ...
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Quantum Computing Project Inquiry [duplicate]

I am wondering if there is a way to get advice\feedback here about the following: I am about to start a MS physics program. I am interested in quantum computing and my department has the option of ...
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Which journals and conferences would be most appropriate for new number-theoretic quantum algorithms? [closed]

Non-super-slow review process and non-super-slow publication should take precedence.
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What can be some bachelor thesis ideas in quantum random walks? [closed]

Note: Cross-posted on Theoretical Computer Science Stack Exchange. I am an undergraduate, reading about quantum information and quantum technology. For about some time, I have been interested in the ...
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Is there a list of accessible open problems in quantum computing from a theoretical computer science perspective?

(Classical) theoretical computer science (TCS) has a number of outstanding open problems that can easily be instantiated in a manner that is accessible to a wider general public. For example, ...
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What can be a mini research project based on Grover's algorithm or the Deutsch Jozsa algorithm?

I need to work out a research project on quantum computing as a part of my curriculum. I was wondering how to implement something theoretically with the basic knowledge I have. I have learned about ...
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Future research in quantum computation and information [closed]

What are some of the most probable directions for quantum computation to go in the future and what research still needs to be done in the field?
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Pointer to related research (paper)

Recently, I was reading a paper (arXiv:1804.03719 [cs.ET]), which had the following quote (the most relevant part has been bolded), Quantum algorithms are often grouped into number-theory-based, ...
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Quantum Computing Research Papers, on puzzles or game theory

Are there any research papers focused on implementing a game/puzzle or game theory in Quantum Computing.
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Quantum Computing Journals

Can anyone give me a list of different research journals that has quantum computing articles that I can use.
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What can tensor networks mean for quantum computing?

I am trying to understand what the importance of tensor networks is (or will/could be) for quantum computing. Does it make sense to study tensor networks deeply and develop them further to help pave ...
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Ethics: Publishing a corrected version of a moderately cited paper having several minor errors

This is the QCSE version of What should you do if you spotted a non-trivial error in a highly cited paper? (maybe replace "highly cited" with "moderately cited" and "a non-trivial" with "several minor"...
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Can the theory of quantum computation assist in the miniaturization of transistors?

In his inaugural lecture, Ronald de Wolf states People are working with quantum objects, but trying to make them behave as classical as possible. (...) Instead of suppressing them to make systems ...
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Are there any experimental groups currently measuring quantum contextuality?

I work as a theorist with my current research interests in "quantum contextuality". For those perusing the question, this is essentially a generalization of non-locality where we can show a quantum ...