# What is the difference between quantum computing and conventional computing?

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What is the difference between quantum computing and conventional computing?

## Quantum Computing:

In the last 10 years, a tremendous endeavor is ongoing from big companies and research centers in order to leverage the unique properties of quantum mechanics by building quantum-based computational machines. The underlying reason behind this effort is the is the profound capability of quantum computers to perform more than 10^12 calculations per second.

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View this answerThe main difference between quantum computational systems and conventional CMOS computers lies in the number of the potential logic states that are...

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Chapter 19 / Lesson 4Learn the definitions of quantum physics and quantum theory explained through examples. Explore the origin of quantum theory through its foundational laws.