Re: OT: Quantum Simulators

From: Stirling Westrup (
Date: Tue Jan 23 2001 - 17:39:55 MST

my inner geek wrote:

> Can a quantum computer run a simulation which contains another quantum
> computer which contains a simulation containing another simulation of a
> quantum computer running a simulation of a quantum computer with a zillion
> quantum computers each running simulations of a zillion more quantum
> computers?

Yes, but don't expect results anytime soon. Even a quantum computer will
experience a slowdown while emulating another quantum computer.

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