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Homework Help: The Qubit

  1. Oct 8, 2006 #1
    Hello everyone,

    Could someone explain the basics of the qubit particularly pertaining to quantum computing?

    Maybe if you know any good links that explain the basics or if you could explain it yourselves. I appreciate it a bunch!!


    Thanks guys!
     
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  3. Oct 8, 2006 #2

    Hurkyl

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    A qubit is simply something with a two-dimensional state-space. If we pick an orthonormal basis, we usually call the basis vectors |0> and |1>.
     
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