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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 0 or 1, a quantum ...

dateJun 02, 2011 in Quantum Physics
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Basic quantum computing circuit built

( -- Exerting delicate control over a pair of atoms within a mere seven-millionths-of-a-second window of opportunity, physicists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison created an atomic circuit that may help quantum ...

dateFeb 25, 2010 in Quantum Physics
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Solving big problems with new quantum algorithm

( -- In a recently published paper, Aram Harrow at the University of Bristol and colleagues from MIT in the United States have discovered a quantum algorithm that solves large problems much faster than conventional ...

dateNov 09, 2009 in Quantum Physics
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