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Long live the qubit!

A quantum computer is a device -- still largely theoretical -- that could perform some types of calculations much more rapidly than classical computers. While a bit in a classical computer can represent either ...

Jun 02, 2011
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A new scheme for photonic quantum computing

The concepts of quantum technology promise to achieve more powerful information processing than is possible with even the best possible classical computers. To actually build efficient quantum computers remains ...

Oct 13, 2011
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Efficient distributed quantum computing

(Phys.org)—A quantum computer doesn't need to be a single large device but could be built from a network of small parts, new research from the University of Bristol has demonstrated. As a result, building ...

Feb 21, 2013
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