the fundamental unit of information in a quantum computer, capable of existing in two states, 0 or 1, simultaneously or at a different time.
(computing) a quantum bit
See quantum bit.
The smallest unit of information in a quantum computer. Unlike bits in classical systems, which are in one of two possible states labelled 1 and 0, a quantum bit exists in a superposition of these two states, settling on one or the other only when a measurement of the state is made. Also called qubit.
[kyoo-bahyt] /ˈkyuˌbaɪt/ noun, Computers. 1. a quantum byte, or eight quantum bits, a sequence processed as a unit. qubyte (ky’bīt’) A sequence of eight quantum bits operated on as a unit by a quantum computer.
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