The field of quantum technologies is comprised of quantum communication, quantum simulation, quantum computation, quantum sensing and metrology. Technologies are being developed that address individual quantum states and use quantum properties such as superposition and entanglement. This cluster of topics relate to quantum technology applications outside of quantum computing. For topics specific to quantum computing topics please see Cluster: Quantum Computing.
Quantum Technology Basics
- Quantum random number generator
- Quantum actuator
Quantum Communication and Cryptography
Quantum communication generates and uses quantum states and resources for communication protocols with applications in secure communication, long-term secure storage, cloud computing and other cryptography-related tasks. Quantum communication also applies to a secure future ‘quantum web’ involving quantum resources like entanglement, nonlocality, randomness and connecting remote devices and systems. Typically, protocols are built on quantum random number generators (QRNG) for secret keys and quantum key distribution (QKD) for their secure distribution.
- Apogee Instruments
- Pascal Capital
The quantum technologies roadmap: a European community view
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