Get to know the unique properties of quantum computers and the obstacles that have prevented this theoretical technology from becoming a reality.
Quantum computers could eventually outstrip the computational limits of classical computers. They rely on the behavior of atomic and subatomic particles, whose quantum states are incredibly fragile and easily destroyed which is why this technology remains largely theoretical. How would quantum computers work, and are they really possible? Chiara Decaroli investigates.
Lesson by Chiara Decaroli, directed by Artrake Studio.
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