# Physics of computation

The study of the **physics of computation** relates to understanding the fundamental physical limits of computers. This field has led to the investigation of how thermodynamics limits information processing, the understanding of chaos and dynamical systems, and a rapidly growing effort to invent new quantum computers.

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## References

Lloyd, S., 2000, Ultimate physical limits of computation, *Nature*, 406:1047-1054.

Aaronson, Scott J. (2004). *Limits on Efficient Computation in the Physical World* (Ph.D.). University of California, Berkeley. arXiv:quant-ph/0412143. Bibcode:2004PhDT.......159A.

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