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Toward mass-producible quantum computers

Quantum computers are experimental devices that offer large speedups on some computational problems. One promising approach to building them involves harnessing nanometer-scale atomic defects in diamond materials.

dateMay 26, 2017 in Quantum Physics
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Two-dimensional MXene materials get their close-up

Researchers have long sought electrically conductive materials for economical energy-storage devices. Two-dimensional (2-D) ceramics called MXenes are contenders. Unlike most 2-D ceramics, MXenes have inherently good conductivity ...

dateMar 14, 2017 in Nanomaterials
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