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Los Alamos Scientists Shed New Light On Quantum Computation

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January 5, 2001
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Scientists at the Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Queensland's Centre for Quantum Computer Technology in Australia have made an advance in the quest for a functional quantum computer by exploiting currently existing technology in a novel and unexpected way. A functional quantum computer could solve certain large mathematical problems and crack secret codes at speeds faster than today's fastest supercomputers.

LOS ALAMOS, N.M., Jan. 4, 2001 -- Scientists at the Department of Energy's Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Queensland's Centre for Quantum Computer Technology in Australia have made an advance in the quest for a functional quantum computer by exploiting currently existing technology in a novel and unexpected way.


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