InterJournal Complex Systems, 19
Status: Accepted
Manuscript Number: [19]
Submission Date: 963011
A quantum-dot neural network
Author(s): Elizabeth Behrman , J Niemel , J Steck

Subject(s): CX.09

Category: Brief Article


We present a mathematical implementation of a quantum mechanical artificial neural network, using the nonlinearity inherent in the real-time propagation of a quantum system coupled to its environment. Our model is that of a quantum dot molecule coupled to the substrate lattice through optical phonons, and subject to a time-varying external field. The system can be trained to any desired classical or quantum mechanical logic gate by changing the physically adjustable parameters; thus, the system is a universal computational device.

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