Quantum Information Processing

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Quantum Computation Violates Mirror Symmetry


The CNOT gate is asymmetric with respect to parity. It requires interaction with the environment, and cannot be realized as an isolated quantum collision.


Quantum computation quantum gates mirror symmetry parity decoherence 


03.67.Lx 03.65.Ta 11.30.-j 75.45.+j 


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  1. 1.Cedar HillUSA

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