Physics Based Approaches to Quantum Computing

Date: 
Monday, October 20, 2014 - 4:15pm
Location: 
Room #1 LeConte Hall
Author/Speaker: 
Eddie Farhi
Affiliation: 
MIT
Public Lecture: 
Yes
Webcast: 

I will describe how ideas from physics can be used to help design quantum algorithms.  I will try to show how these connections can lead to quantum algorithms that may outperform any classical algorithm for the same task.