Re: OT: Quantum Computing -- NOT

From: Wilson (
Date: Mon Aug 14 2000 - 17:05:56 MDT

Thanks for clearing that up. I stand corrected.

At 05:03 PM 8/12/00 -0700, you wrote:
>It is important for people who want to understand future technology, to
>know the
>difference between quantum electronics and quantum computing. Most modern
>computers use some form of quantum electronics, such as Fowler-Nordheim
>in NVRAM and FPGA circuits (see:
>however, these
>are not quantum computers in any book on the subject. You could have all the
>quantum electronics you want and still not be able to build a machine that
>solve problems that require more than polynomial time.
>Bottom Line -- No superposition, no quantum computer.
>Wilson wrote:
> > Well, it's not "quantum computing" in the sense of superposition, but it is
> > computing that makes use of quantum effects.. Thus, in my book, it's
> > quantum computing.
> >
> > --Wilson.
> >

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