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January 9, 2009

Putting Quantum Devices to the Test

A team of researchers at the University of Calgary has developed a new methodology for testing quantum devices. Their breakthrough is described in the journal Science and its online publication Science Express. Quantum computers, considered to be the next step in the evolution of computer technology, have been stalled in part by the lack of test processes for components in a quantum system. The new test methodology, which uses standard laser and lens techniques, will allow the behavior of optical quantum processes to be quantified. Supercomputers and communication networks based on quantum physics are now one step closer.

Posted by BlogAuthor1 at January 9, 2009 4:03 PM
category: Design & Engineering

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