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Published online: 17 September 2019
In recent years Quantum Computing has attracted a great deal of attention in the scientific and technical communities. Interest in the field has expanded to include the popular press and various funding agencies. We discuss the origins of the idea of using quantum systems for computing. We then give an overview in recent developments in quantum hardware and software, as well as some potential applications for high energy physics.
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