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Aug 7 2017   5:49PM GMT

Schrödinger’s cat

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"Quantum computer"
Schrodinger's cat

Schrödinger’s cat is a famous illustration of the Copenhagen interpretation of superposition in quantum theory. Continued…

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“Besides transforming material science, quantum computing could lead to significant developments in artificial intelligence and allow for search or analysis of much more data than can be handled by today’s most powerful machines.” – David Cory

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Wave-particle duality is a fundamental __________ of quantum theory.
a. principle
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