Raj Jain, "Effect of Quantum Computing on Blockchains," an invited talk at Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, October 5, 2023.


Blockchains have found numerous applications in Fintech, Supply chains, and contracts because they provide an ideal secure distributed ledger without needing a central trusted party. Numerous financial instruments and virtual currencies use blockchains that use public keys for security and privacy. Quantum computing is expected to break public-key systems based on factorization difficulty quickly. So what will happen to blockchains in the coming era of quantum computing? This is the topic of this talk.

This talk covers the following topics:

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