Reliable Quantum Computing Inches Closer

Reliable Quantum Computing Inches Closer

Researchers in Australia recently make a breakthrough in the area of quantum computing. They were able to create artificial atoms that provide a stable circuit for qubits. An artificial atom is one without a nucleus. This may all sound nebulous, but Professor Andrew Dzurak summed it up nicely in this statement, “what really excites us about our latest research is that artificial atoms with a higher number of electrons turn out to be much more robust qubits than previously thought possible, meaning they can be reliably used for calculations in quantum computers. This is significant because qubits based on just one electron can be very unreliable.”

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