Physics

Femtocomputing

Femtocomputing

My goal in this essay is an ambitious one: to show how the properties of quarks and gluons can be used (in principle) to perform computation at the femtometer (i.e. 10^-15 meter) scale. This is admittedly highly speculative and theoretical material -- but it's all within the domain of science, and given the reality of exponential advance, may well become practical technology sometime in this cent...

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