qubit

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Blend of quantum and bit, influenced by cubit.

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qubit (plural qubits)

  1. (computing) A quantum bit; the unit of quantum information; a bit in a quantum computer capable of being in a state of superposition.
    • 2012, ‘An uncertain future’, The Economist, 25 Feb 2012:
      Each extra qubit in a quantum machine doubles the number of simultaneous operations it can perform.

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qubit m (plural qubits)

  1. (computing) qubit (quantum bit)

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qubit m (plural qubits)

  1. (computing) qubit
    • 2013 May 19, BBC Mundo, “Por qué Google y el Pentágono quieren computadoras cuánticas”, elcomercio.pe, accessed on 2013-05-26:
      El primero fue Lockheed Martin, la empresa de defensa más grande del mundo, que anunció este año la compra de la versión actualizada de su computadora, la D-Wave Dos, una computadora de 512 qubit (unidad mínima de información cuántica). Dos años atrás había adquirido una versión anterior.
      The first one was Lockheed Martin, the biggest defense company in the world, which announced this year the purchase of the updated version of its computer, the D-Wave Two, a 512-qubit (mimimum unit of quantum information) computer. Two years ago it had acquired an earlier version.