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A qubit candidate shines brighter

In the race to design the world's first universal quantum computer, a special kind of diamond defect called a nitrogen vacancy (NV) center is playing a big role. NV centers consist of a nitrogen atom and ...

Dec 29, 2014
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Could silicon be ideal in quantum computing?

( -- "Quantum computing could provide a way to significantly speed up the way we process certain algorithms," Malcolm Carroll tells "The primary issue, though, is that you need a well controlled two-le ...

Sep 16, 2011 feature
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Physicists build first single-photon router

( -- By demonstrating that an artificial atom embedded in a transmission line can route a single photon from an input port to one of two output ports, physicists have built the first router working ...

Aug 22, 2011 feature
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Quantum correlations -- without entanglement

( -- Few people doubt the "quantumness" of entanglement. Quantifying the quantum correlation of entanglement is something that is relatively regular right now. However, things change a bit when it comes to quantum ...

Aug 24, 2011 feature
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