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Austrian Scientists Experimentally Demonstrate "Quantum Teleportation"

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December 15, 1997
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American Institute Of Physics
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Researchers at the University of Innsbruck have experimentally demonstrated quantum teleportation – a phenomenon that allows physicists to take a photon (or any other quantum-scale particle, such as an atom), and transfer its properties to another photon, even if the two photons are on opposite sides of the galaxy.

Quantum teleportation has been experimentally demonstrated by physicists at the University of Innsbruck. First proposed in 1993 by Charles Bennett of IBM and his colleagues, quantum teleportation allows physicists to take a photon (or any other quantum-scale particle, such as an atom), and transfer its properties (such as its polarization) to another photon -- even if the two photons are on opposite sides of the galaxy.


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