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Breakthrough Offers New Route to Large-scale Quantum Computing
October 23, 2012
In a key step toward creating a working quantum computer, Princeton University researchers have developed a method that may allow the quick and reliable transfer of quantum information throughout a computing device.
Princeton University, Engineering School
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