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Apr 25th 2017

Tailored Access Operations
the catalog. The TAO has developed an attack suite they call QUANTUM. It relies on a compromised router that duplicates internet traffic, typically
Apr 6th 2017

Quantum mechanics
Quantum mechanics (QM; also known as quantum physics or quantum theory), including quantum field theory, is a branch of physics which is the fundamental
May 25th 2017

Quantum computing
Quantum computing studies theoretical computation systems (quantum computers) that make direct use of quantum-mechanical phenomena, such as superposition
May 11th 2017

Quantum cryptography
Quantum cryptography is the science of exploiting quantum mechanical properties to perform cryptographic tasks. The best known example of quantum cryptography
May 15th 2017

Quantum gravity
Quantum gravity (QG) is a field of theoretical physics that seeks to describe gravity according to the principles of quantum mechanics, and where quantum
May 25th 2017

Quantum optics
Quantum optics is a field of research that uses semi-classical and quantum-mechanical physics to investigate phenomena involving light and its interactions
May 14th 2017

Interpretations of quantum mechanics
of quantum mechanics is a set of statements which attempt to explain how quantum mechanics informs our understanding of nature. Although quantum mechanics
May 25th 2017

Quantum number
internal quantum numbers, see Flavour (particle physics). Quantum numbers describe values of conserved quantities in the dynamics of a quantum system.
Apr 29th 2017

Quantum mysticism
Quantum mysticism is a set of metaphysical beliefs and associated practices that seek to relate consciousness, intelligence, spirituality, or mystical
Apr 12th 2017

Quantum information science
(see quantum algorithm) Quantum complexity theory Quantum cryptography and its generalization, quantum communication Quantum error correction Quantum communication
Sep 1st 2016

Quantum dot
Quantum dots (QD) are very small semiconductor particles, only several nanometres in size, so small that their optical and electronic properties differ
May 12th 2017

Quantum field theory
In theoretical physics, quantum field theory (QFT) is the theoretical framework for constructing quantum mechanical models of subatomic particles in particle
May 17th 2017

Quantum state
In quantum physics, quantum state refers to the state of an isolated quantum system. A quantum state provides a probability distribution for the value
May 3rd 2017

Azimuthal quantum number
The azimuthal quantum number is a quantum number for an atomic orbital that determines its orbital angular momentum and describes the shape of the orbital
Feb 22nd 2017

Quantum programming
Quantum programming is a set of computer programming languages that allow the expression of quantum algorithms using high-level constructs. The point
May 23rd 2017

Introduction to quantum mechanics
Quantum mechanics is the science of the very small. It explains the behaviour of matter and its interactions with energy on the scale of atoms and subatomic
May 14th 2017

Quantum simulator
Quantum simulators permit the study of quantum systems that are difficult to study in the laboratory and impossible to model with a supercomputer. In this
Apr 12th 2017

Quantum fluctuation
In quantum physics, a quantum fluctuation (or quantum vacuum fluctuation or vacuum fluctuation) is the temporary change in the amount of energy in a point
May 22nd 2017

Mathematical formulation of quantum mechanics
mathematical formulations of quantum mechanics are those mathematical formalisms that permit a rigorous description of quantum mechanics. Such are distinguished
Mar 30th 2017

Quantum chemistry
Quantum chemistry is a branch of chemistry whose primary focus is the application of quantum mechanics in physical models and experiments of chemical systems
May 12th 2017

Quantum entanglement
Quantum entanglement is a physical phenomenon that occurs when pairs or groups of particles are generated or interact in ways such that the quantum state
May 20th 2017

Quantum machine
A quantum machine is a human-made device whose collective motion follows the laws of quantum mechanics. The idea that macroscopic objects may follow the
Apr 10th 2017

Quantum information
science, quantum information is information that is held in the state of a quantum system. Quantum information is the basic entity of study in quantum information
May 4th 2017

Quantum electrodynamics
In particle physics, quantum electrodynamics (QED) is the relativistic quantum field theory of electrodynamics. In essence, it describes how light and
May 18th 2017

Quantum tunnelling
Quantum tunnelling or tunneling (see spelling differences) refers to the quantum mechanical phenomenon where a particle tunnels through a barrier that
May 19th 2017

Quantum mind
The quantum mind or quantum consciousness group of hypotheses propose that classical mechanics cannot explain consciousness. It posits that quantum mechanical
May 26th 2017

Loop quantum gravity
Loop quantum gravity (LQG) is a theory that attempts to describe the quantum properties of the universe and gravity. It is also a theory of quantum spacetime
May 14th 2017

Quantum mirage
In physics, a quantum mirage is a peculiar result in quantum chaos. Every system of quantum dynamical billiards will exhibit an effect called scarring
Oct 28th 2016

Quantum indeterminacy
Quantum indeterminacy is the apparent necessary incompleteness in the description of a physical system, that has become one of the characteristics of
May 10th 2017

Quantum logic
In quantum mechanics, quantum logic is a set of rules for reasoning about propositions that takes the principles of quantum theory into account. This research
May 7th 2017

Quantum superposition
Play media Quantum superposition is a fundamental principle of quantum mechanics. It states that, much like waves in classical physics, any two (or
May 11th 2017

Quantum theory
sub-atomic levels Old quantum theory (1900–25, prior to modern quantum mechanics) Quantum field theory, a generic type of relativistic quantum theory, which includes:
Feb 28th 2017

Quantum Bayesianism
philosophy of physics, quantum Bayesianism (often written Quantum Bayesianism or QBism) refers to an interpretation of quantum mechanics that takes an
May 24th 2017

Quantum network
of quantum networks. For a mathematical overview, see Quantum channel. Quantum networks form an important element of quantum computing and quantum cryptography
Apr 14th 2017

Principal quantum number
In quantum mechanics, the principal quantum number (symbolized n) is one of four quantum numbers which are assigned to each electron in an atom to describe
May 18th 2017

Quantum potential
The quantum potential or quantum potentiality is a central concept of the de BroglieBohm formulation of quantum mechanics, introduced by David Bohm in
Feb 6th 2017

Quantum Leap
Quantum Leap is an American science-fiction television series that originally aired on NBC for five seasons, from March 1989 through May 1993. Created
May 16th 2017

Quantum Hall effect
The quantum Hall effect (or integer quantum Hall effect) is a quantum-mechanical version of the Hall effect, observed in two-dimensional electron systems
May 21st 2017

Quantum sensor
A quantum sensor is a device that exploits quantum correlations, such as quantum entanglement, to achieve a sensitivity or resolution that is better than
Oct 25th 2016

Measurement in quantum mechanics
The framework of quantum mechanics requires a careful definition of measurement. The issue of measurement lies at the heart of the problem of the interpretation
May 10th 2017

Quantum suicide and immortality
In quantum mechanics, quantum suicide is a thought experiment, originally published independently by Hans Moravec in 1987 and Bruno Marchal in 1988, and
Mar 8th 2017

Quantum reflection
Quantum reflection is a physical phenomenon involving the reflection of a matter wave from an attractive potential. In classical mechanics, such a phenomenon
Apr 12th 2017

The Quantum Vacuum: An Introduction to Quantum Electrodynamics
The-Quantum-VacuumThe Quantum Vacuum: An Introduction to Quantum Electrodynamics is a physics textbook authored by Peter W. Milonni in 1993. The book provides a careful
May 22nd 2017

Quantum phase transition
In physics, a quantum phase transition (QPT) is a phase transition between different quantum phases (phases of matter at zero temperature). Contrary to
Feb 15th 2017

Quantum gate
game, see Quantum Gate (video game). In quantum computing and specifically the quantum circuit model of computation, a quantum gate (or quantum logic gate)
Apr 10th 2017

Adiabatic quantum computation
Adiabatic quantum computation (AQC) is a form of quantum computing which relies on the adiabatic theorem to do calculations and is closely related to,
Apr 26th 2017

Topological quantum computer
A topological quantum computer is a theoretical quantum computer that employs two-dimensional quasiparticles called anyons, whose world lines pass around
Apr 20th 2017

Quantum Corporation
Quantum Corporation is a manufacturer of tape drive, tape automation, and disk-based data deduplication backup, recovery and deduplication storage products
May 8th 2017

Post-quantum cryptography
Post-quantum cryptography refers to cryptographic algorithms (usually public-key algorithms) that are thought to be secure against an attack by a quantum computer
May 5th 2017

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