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Quantum Dots, Bits, and Computing: Oh My!

On the road to quantum computing, you’ll become entangled with the wildest entities. Will we ever make it to a land where quantum computing is available for everyone? Robert J. Marks continues his odyssey through the quantum world with electrical and computer engineer Dr. Enrique Blair.

Show Notes

  • 00:33 | Introducing Dr. Enrique Blair, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Baylor University
  • 01:14 | Einstein’s dislike of quantum mechanics
  • 02:08 | Nonlocality in quantum mechanics
  • 02:17 | Entanglement
  • 04:08 | Superluminal communication
  • 04:29 | Quantum communication
  • 04:56 | Quantum mechanics in daily life
  • 06:24 | Molecular computing
  • 07:08 | Reducing power consumption
  • 08:19 | Quantum dots
  • 09:15 | Quantum effects
  • 09:55 | Exponential increases
  • 10:57 | Quantum computing
  • 12:10 | Shor’s algorithm
  • 14:40 | Quantum encryption
  • 15:14 | Grover’s algorithm
  • 17:14 | Will there ever be quantum laptops?
  • 18:28 | Superconductivity and quantum computers
  • 19:20 | Quantum computing at room temperature

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Quantum Dots, Bits, and Computing: Oh My!