NIST achieves record-low error rate for quantum information processing with one qubit


Related images(click to enlarge) Thanks to advances in experimental design, physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have achieved a record-low probability of error in quantum information processing with a single quantum…

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Ion armageddon: Measuring the impact energy of highly charged ions


Related images(click to enlarge) Much like a meteor impacting a planet, highly charged ions hit really hard and can do a lot of damage, albeit on a much smaller scale. And much like geologists determine…

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