Australian scientists move closer to world-beating quantum computer
Australian scientists, led by Australian of the year Michelle Simmons, have made a significant step in creating a world-beating, single-atom quantum computer.
Simmons and her Australian team announced on Wednesday they had built quantum bits, known as qubits, from single phosphorus atoms in silicon, that could communicate and correlate with each other.
Quantum computing is a field of science that aims to replace the building blocks of traditional computing, known as bits, with quantum particles.
While classic bits can have a value of only 0 or 1, quantum bits can exist in multiple states at... read more
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