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Quantum Computing @ MIT: The Past, Present, and Future of the Second Revolution in Computing

@article{Vasconcelos2020QuantumC,
  title={Quantum Computing @ MIT: The Past, Present, and Future of the Second Revolution in Computing},
  author={F. Vasconcelos},
  journal={arXiv: Popular Physics},
  year={2020}
}
This article provides an overview of the history, theoretical basis, and different implementations of quantum computers. In Fall 2018, four MIT faculty -- Isaac Chuang, Dirk Englund, Aram Harrow, and William Oliver -- at the forefront of quantum computation and information research were interviewed. They provided personal perspectives on the development of the field, as well as insight to its near-term trajectory. There has been a lot of recent media hype surrounding quantum computation, so in… 
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