### Realizing quantum bits

In computers of the future, information might be stored in the form of quantum bits. But how can a quantum bit be realised?

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In computers of the future, information might be stored in the form of quantum bits. But how can a quantum bit be realised?

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Physicists from MIPT and the Russian Quantum Center have developed an easier method to create a universal quantum computer using multilevel quantum systems (qudits), each one of which is able to work with multiple "conventional" ...

Jul 25, 2016
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Yale University scientists have reached a milestone in their efforts to extend the durability and dependability of quantum information.

Jul 20, 2016
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Quantum computers have the potential to break common cryptography techniques, search huge datasets and simulate quantum systems in a fraction of the time it would take today's computers. But before this can happen, engineers ...

May 03, 2016
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A group of scientists from ITMO University in Saint Petersburg, Russia has developed a novel approach to the construction of quantum communication systems for secure data exchange. The experimental device based on the results ...

Apr 13, 2016
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Quantum technology has the potential to revolutionize computation, cryptography, and simulation of quantum systems. However, quantum physics places a new demand on information processing hardware: quantum states are fragile, ...

Mar 09, 2016
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What are the prime factors, or multipliers, for the number 15? Most grade school students know the answer—3 and 5—by memory. A larger number, such as 91, may take some pen and paper. An even larger number, say with 232 ...

Mar 03, 2016
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Theoretical physicists at MIT recently reported a quantum computer design featuring an array of superconducting islands on the surface of a topological insulator. They propose basing both quantum computation and error correction ...

Feb 15, 2016
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A team of Australian engineers has proven—with the highest score ever obtained—that a quantum version of computer code can be written, and manipulated, using two quantum bits in a silicon microchip. The advance removes ...

Nov 16, 2015
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Australian scientists have designed a 3D silicon chip architecture based on single atom quantum bits, which is compatible with atomic-scale fabrication techniques - providing a blueprint to build a large-scale quantum computer.

Oct 30, 2015
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