This article is writtenby Yonatan Ben Shimon, an investor and entrepreneur in the quantum computers field.
How do quantum computers work?
A good number of people do not know how quantum computers work. Others do not know what quantum computers are. These are computing devices that rely on unique quantum mechanical happenings like entanglement and superstition, to do data operations. Quantum computers are distinct from classical computers in many ways. One of the most notable differences is how data is stored on these two computers. Quantum computers usually store data in terms of quantum bits(qubits)whereas in classical computers the information is stored in the form of bits. It goes with no doubt, that classical computers and quantum computers are different in relation to how they work.
Quantum computers use their properties to not only represent but also structure data. You can build and devise quantum mechanisms to carry out data operations. There are various studies and experiments that have been conducted to confirm this possibility. However, quantum computation is still advancing, that is why not many people know how quantum computers work. Going forward, many people are going to be equipped with knowledge and skills in quantum computing. Effort and resources are being channeled into quantum computation with an intention of developing quantum computers which can serve both national security and civilian activities. This is an initiative that is showing positive signs. The results can be witnessed in Cryptanalysis. There is a proposal to develop larger quantum computers which can combat particular problems with great speed.
Quantum computers work in a distinct way. This is one of the factors that separates them from conventional computers. Quantum computers have faster computation and capitalize on entanglement and superstition to undertake various data operations. These computers can handle large integers with a lot of ease. Their integer factorization differs from that of normal computers. Quantum computers can make the most out of Shor’s algorithm when it comes to carrying out integer factorization.