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Quantum Quests

IBM's superconducting qubit device

IBM's superconducting qubit device contains a qubit, about 1mm in length, suspended in the center of the cavity on a Sapphire chip. The cavity is formed by closing the two halves.

Credit: IBM Research

Three breakthrough experiments involving photons have extended coherence times and indicated scalable production.

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Paul Shore

"The Canadian and Austrian research team designed a photonic channel called a Bragg reflection waveguide on an aluminum-gallium arsenide chip that will allow laser light pumped into the chip to produce lower-energy entangled photons that exit the other side of the waveguide. "

Anyone know if they would be willing to release parts? I think a lot of people would like to get there hands on the above, if it could be shrank down and made safely and cheaply.

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