Building a better quantum computer with lasers and (impure) diamonds

Tagged: Diamond, laser, Quantum Computing, Computer Hardware, Technology
Source: Ars Technica - Read the full article
Posted: 3 years 12 weeks ago

"If the development of a quantum computer were like motor racing, then we would currently be in the twisty-turny bit that comes before we barrel over the mountain and hit the long, fast straightaway. We know the requirements for quantum computing; we even know systems that kinda-sorta meet these requirements. But no existing quantum computing architecture—that is, how we make quantum bits (qubits) and perform operations on them—is really all that satisfying. If you don't even know which materials are best for building a quantum computer, it makes progress awfully slow..."

 

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Johny-47
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What the heck is quantum computers used for? If I had a guess it sounds like a computer for stuff like Virtual Reality - or alternate =P

And maybe things like TRON, sounds cool =)

"Maximum, Game".