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Energy Needs May Limit Size, Ability Of Quantum Computers

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November 28, 2002
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The energy required to create an accurate quantum computer may limit the ability of scientists to make these novel devices small, fast, cheap and efficient, says a University of Arkansas researcher. Julio Gea-Banacloche, professor of physics, found that the more accuracy you want, the more energy you need. He reports his findings in a recent issue of Physical Review Letters.

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The energy required to create an accurate quantum computer may limit the ability of scientists to make these novel devices small, fast, cheap and efficient, says a University of Arkansas researcher.


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