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A Quantum Internet of Things

May 26, 2016

By Dirk Englund, Jamieson Career Development Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Research Laboratory of Electronics


Figure 1: Quantum technologies make use of two central aspects of quantum mechanics: (1) The superposition principle — a system can be in all possible states at the same time; and (2) The No-Cloning Theorem — unknown states cannot be copied. Also shown are key quantum technologies being developed today: Quantum simulation and computing; quantum measurement; and quantum communications.

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