Foundations of Physics

, Volume 16, Issue 6, pp 507–531

Quantum mechanical computers

  • Richard P. Feynman
Part VI. Invited Papers Dedicated To John Archibald Wheeler

DOI: 10.1007/BF01886518

Cite this article as:
Feynman, R.P. Found Phys (1986) 16: 507. doi:10.1007/BF01886518


The physical limitations, due to quantum mechanics, on the functioning of computers are analyzed.

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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard P. Feynman
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsCalifornia Institute of TechnologyPasadena