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Physicists set guidelines for qubit candidates

(PhysOrg.com) -- To build a quantum computer, it's essential to be able to quickly and efficiently manipulate the quantum states of qubits. The qubits, which are the basic unit of quantum information, can be composed of many ...

May 04, 2010 feature
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Using degrees of freedom to get hyperentanglement

(PhysOrg.com) -- One of the biggest challenges scientists are grappling with today is the creation of an efficient quantum computer. There are a number of models out there, and hundreds of scientists and researchers around ...

Jan 27, 2010 feature
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Creating a six-qubit cluster state

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many scientists believe that quantum entanglement is required in order for effective quantum computing. Entanglement takes place when there is a connection that exists between two objects - even when they ...

Nov 02, 2009 feature
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