Re: OT: Quantum Computing -- NOT

From: Ken Clements (
Date: Fri Aug 11 2000 - 16:18:13 MDT

This story (although of interest) is about quantum dots, not quantum
computing. Holding a bit in a quantum dot does not make it a coherent
superposition of quantum states. (see:


Wilson wrote:

> These guys have built a working quantum switch.. It can store a 0 or a 1 in
> a 4-dot cell using only quantum tunneling for communication.
> --
> "Crush the lesser races! Conquer the galaxy! Incredible power, unlimited
> rice pudding, et cetera, et cetera."
> --Dr. Who

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