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Quantum Technology: Advances and Trends

Lidong Wang1 and Cheryl Ann Alexander2
  • 1 Mississippi State University, United States
  • 2 Institute for IT innovation and Smart Health, United States
American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Volume 13 No. 2, 2020, 254-264

DOI: https://doi.org/10.3844/ajeassp.2020.254.264

Submitted On: 30 March 2020 Published On: 15 May 2020

How to Cite: Wang, L. & Alexander, C. A. (2020). Quantum Technology: Advances and Trends. American Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 13(2), 254-264. https://doi.org/10.3844/ajeassp.2020.254.264

Abstract

Quantum science and quantum technology have become significant areas that have the potential to bring up revolutions in various branches or applications including aeronautics and astronautics, military and defense, meteorology, brain science, healthcare, advanced manufacturing, cybersecurity, artificial intelligence, etc. In this study, we present the advances and trends of quantum technology. Specifically, the advances and trends cover quantum computers and Quantum Processing Units (QPUs), quantum computation and quantum machine learning, quantum network, Quantum Key Distribution (QKD), quantum teleportation and quantum satellites, quantum measurement and quantum sensing, and post-quantum blockchain and quantum blockchain. Some challenges are also introduced.

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Keywords

  • Quantum Computer
  • Quantum Machine Learning
  • Quantum Network
  • Quantum Key Distribution
  • Quantum Teleportation
  • Quantum Satellite
  • Quantum Blockchain