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NIST Mechanical Micro-drum Used As Quantum Memory
March 13, 2013
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.JILA researchers demonstrated that information encoded as a specific point in a traveling microwave signal--the vertical and horizontal positions of a wave pattern at a certain time--can be transferred to the mechanical beat of NIST's micro-drum and later retrieved with 65 percent efficiency.Full Story
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