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Comment on "Realization of a scalable Shor algorithm"

  title={Comment on "Realization of a scalable Shor algorithm"},
  author={Zhengjun Cao and Lihua Liu},
  journal={IACR Cryptol. ePrint Arch.},
Recently, Monz, et al. [arXiv:1507.08852] have reported the demonstration of factoring 15 using a scalable Shor algorithm with an ion-trap quantum computer. We remark that the report is flawed because there are three flaws in the proposed circuit diagram of Shor algorithm. We also remark that the principles behind the demonstration have not been explained properly, including its correctness and complexity. 

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