# qubit

## Definitions

### General Science

### Electronics

- Abbreviation of quantum bit. An individual
__particle__ utilized to store information. Particles, which obey the laws of quantum mechanics, can have their spin influenced for storage, and detected for __retrieval__. A single qubit can be used to represent a one, a __zero__, or both, with a __coefficient__ representing the probability for each state. Two qubits can represent every two-bit number, which specifically are 00, 01, 10, and 11. Each additional qubit increases the number representation exponentially, at a rate of 2^{n}, where *n* is the number of qubits. For example, 50 qubits can represent every number between zero and beyond a __quadrillion__. - synonymquantum bit

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