this page will be continuously updated
The editors a well aware that his type of computing is not
yet in existence at the time this page is written. At least not on a commercial
scale. However there are some prototypes in laboratories. Though in a very
However the editors find this this type of computing such a fascinating idea that it is made part of the architecture series as well.
It is around 2000 that Quantum computing articles show up
in magazines and newspapers but not so much in professional magazines.
Because Quantum computing is a very controversial type of computing of which some say that it will never be realized in a practical way. Others find the idea fascinating and try to realize a quantum computer one way or another.
However it was Einstein who said: "If you can think about it, it will be possible now or in the future".
Bearing this in mind, and fantasizing about the possibilities, why not?!
The ranking of a mainframe is as you can see at the top of the computing spectrum. Scientist predict that this will be the fastest but also smallest computer we will know.
A quantum computer is not simply to describe.
Introduction | Chronology | Construction | Operatingsystems | Programming | Pioneers | Companies
|Last Updated on February 25, 2003||For suggestions please mail the editors|
Footnotes & References