The Advent of Quantum Computing
In recent years, scientists have made much progress in the theory and implementation of quantum computing. Many now believe that the exciting prospect of building a real quantum computer will happen before long. Common curiosity drives one to ask: What advantages might quantum computers hold over traditional ones? What secrets in the quantum world could be unlocked to produce enormous power for computing and information processing? In this talk, we will take an in-depth look into the above questions. We will also remark on the present and future of quantum computing.