Quantum Chemistry on a Photonic Chip

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In previous chapters we have seen that quantum mechanics permits strong nonlocal correlations which are classically forbidden. It turns out that this makes it very difficult to engineer a classical digital computer to mimic the behaviour of quantum systems—it seems very likely that the general problem is classically intractable. However, we have good reason to believe that a quantum computer should be able to efficiently simulate most quantum systems of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Imperial College LondonLondonUK

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