Chennai Mathematical Institute

Seminars




10.00 A.M.
Prospects for topological quantum computing

Sir Anthony Leggett (Nobel Prize Physics 2003)
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A.
19-01-11


Abstract

I give an introduction to the general idea of topologically protected quantum computing. I then review some of the systems, both naturally occurring and purpose-engineered, which have been proposed for its implementation, and try to assess the likelihood of success in each case.





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