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Shor's algorithm

  1. Sep 26, 2007 #1
    hey, from what Ive read here: http://www.quantiki.org/wiki/index.php/Shor's_Algorithm, I understand most of the algorithm. The one thing that I don't get is what the quantum fourier transform does to the input register. Can someone either explain how this works or what exactly it does?
     
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  3. Sep 26, 2007 #2
  4. Sep 26, 2007 #3
    thanks, that was pretty helpful. However there is almost no math or quantum mechanics in that article. All I understood was his metaphor for the QFT, not really the DFT.
     
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