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rice-sized laser
2015-01-16 12:26:10

While investigating the use of semiconductor material fragments as components for quantum computing, Princeton University researchers developed a laser the size of a grain of rice.

2013-03-11 10:28:15

New tech­nolo­gies that exploit quan­tum behav­ior for com­put­ing and other appli­ca­tions are closer than ever to being real­ized due to recent advances.

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2010-02-28 09:07:58

Research allows control of a single electron without disturbing other nearby electrons.

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2010-02-07 10:10:00

A major hurdle in the ambitious quest to design and construct a radically new kind of quantum computer has been finding a way to manipulate the single electrons that very likely will constitute the new machines' processing components or "qubits."