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2010-06-22 08:00:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 22, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) BBN Technologies has achieved a major advance in quantum information technology with the coupling of light and superconductors.

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2010-06-07 13:56:45

Any physical system - be it an electron, a molecule of water, a virus, a human being, a whole planet – is characterized at each moment in time distinctively and specifically in a specific place by particular characteristics.

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2010-06-03 07:54:10

For most people, frustration is a condition to be avoided - but for scientists studying certain "frustrated" ensembles of interacting components – that is, those which cannot settle into a state that minimizes each interaction – it may be the key to understanding a host of puzzling phenomena that affect systems from neural networks and social structures to protein folding and magnetism.

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2010-05-26 10:09:48

Despite a steady improvement in the speed of conventional computers during the last few decades, certain types of problems remain computationally difficult to solve.

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2010-05-24 12:40:00

On Monday, Australian scientists unveiled the world's smallest electronic switch measuring just a few atoms, which will shrink microchips and revolutionize computing speeds.

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2010-05-11 12:54:04

McGill researchers make important contribution to the development of quantum computing.

2010-05-02 08:57:39

A team of scientists at UC Santa Barbara that helped pioneer research into the quantum properties of a small defect found in diamonds has now used cutting-edge computational techniques to produce a road map for studying defects in alternative materials.

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2010-04-28 09:40:18

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed the first "dimmer switch" for a superconducting circuit linking a quantum bit (qubit) and a quantum bus—promising technologies for storing and transporting information in future quantum computers.

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2010-04-21 14:48:27

There are enticing new findings this week in the worldwide search for materials that support fault-tolerant quantum computing.

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2010-04-05 10:06:52

Physicists at the University of Maryland have found a way to turn a precision measurement device into a versatile tool for manipulating quantum bits (qubits).


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