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Chemistry from photons

The use of conventional computers to calculate molecular properties is hindered by the exponential increase in computational cost on increasing the size of the molecules studied. Using quantum computers could be the solution and the initial steps are now being taken.

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Brown, K. Chemistry from photons. Nature Chem 2, 76–77 (2010). https://doi.org/10.1038/nchem.527

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