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Quantum computer works best switched off

By - Source: Tom's Hardware | B 0 comment

Even for the crazy world of quantum mechanics, this one is twisted. A quantum computer program has produced an answer without actually running.

The idea behind the feat, first proposed in 1998, is to put a quantum computer into a "superposition", a state in which it is both running and not running. It is as if you asked Schrödinger’s cat to hit "Run".

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