This is the second post in a series on quantum error correction. For other parts, check out the link at the bottom.

When storing and processing digital information, we use binary. Everything is expressed as strings of 0s and 1s. Though these are simple units of information, there is a whole science built on what they can do and how they can do it. This is the field of information theory.

We can make this field even richer by allowing for quantum mechanical effects. We won’t go into great detail on this complex topic in one short blog post, but…

Dr James Wootton

Wrangler of qubits. Drinker of tea. Father.

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