18Quantum Computing Technological Design Along with Its Dark Side

Divyam Pithawa1*, Sarthak Nahar1, Vivek Bhardwaj2, Romil Rawat3, Ruchi Dronawat4 and Anjali Rawat5

1Department of Computer Science Engineering, Shri Vaishnav Vidyapeeth Vishwavidyalaya, Indore, India

2Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Manipal University Jaipur, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India

3Department of Computer Science and Engineering, SVIIT, SVVV, Indore, India

4Computer Science and Engineering Department, Sagar Institute of Research and Technology, Bhopal, India

5Apostelle Overseas Education, Ujjain, India


Quantum Computing (QC) addresses problems that are much too complex for traditional computers by using quantum physics. Paul Benioff, a physicist, coined the phrase “Quantum Computing” back in the 1980s. Since the invention of the term, we have come along a long way in the field of QC. In the 1980s, Benioff suggested a quantum mechanical model of the Turing machine. These days, QC is significantly more powerful than even the most powerful traditional supercomputer.

We never know what the future will bring for QC; it’s merely the beginning. Technology as a whole is neither good nor evil; how we use it is entirely up to us. The emerging field of quantum technology has the potential to disrupt a wide range of human activities. The dark side of it is that although it doesn’t now have the computing power to crack encryption keys, future versions may. The underpinnings of internet privacy and ...

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