Advances in Engineering Innovation

Advances in Engineering Innovation

Vol. 4, 27 November 2023


Open Access | Article

Quantum computing and its revolutionary potential

Harmon Lee Bruce Chia * 1
1 Capitol Technology University

* Author to whom correspondence should be addressed.

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Citation Harmon Lee Bruce Chia. Quantum computing and its revolutionary potential. AEI (2023) Vol. 4: 26-32. DOI: 10.54254/2977-3903/4/2023022.

Abstract

The rapid emergence of quantum computing offers the potential to revolutionize numerous domains, promising computational advantages over classical counterparts. This study aimed to evaluate the performance, efficiency, and robustness of selected quantum algorithms—Quantum Variational Eigensolver (VQE), Quantum Fourier Transform (QFT), and Quantum Phase Estimation (QPE)—on near-term quantum devices. Our benchmarking revealed that, despite promising theoretical benefits, the practical deployment of these algorithms remains challenged by noise, error rates, and hardware limitations. The VQE showed promise in molecular modeling, while the utility of QFT and QPE in cryptography and optimization became evident. Nevertheless, their practical efficiency is contingent upon specific quantum hardware and employed error mitigation techniques. The findings underscore the transformative potential of quantum computing, but also emphasize the ongoing challenges that need addressing to make quantum computing practically advantageous.

Keywords

quantum computing, quantum algorithms, near-term quantum devices, error mitigation, quantum benchmarking

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Data Availability

The datasets used and/or analyzed during the current study will be available from the authors upon reasonable request.

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Volume Title
ISBN (Print)
2977-3903
ISBN (Online)
2977-3911
Published Date
27 November 2023
Series
Advances in Engineering Innovation
ISSN (Print)
2977-3903
ISSN (Online)
2977-3911
DOI
10.54254/2977-3903/4/2023022
Copyright
© 2023 The Author(s)
Open Access
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