Nanotechnology Now

Our NanoNews Digest Sponsors





Heifer International

Wikipedia Affiliate Button


android tablet pc

Home > News > Quantum computing gets a step closer

March 12th, 2004

Quantum computing gets a step closer

Abstract:
Scientists have witnessed an atom and a photon - a small packet of light - share the same information. This is an important milestone in the quest to create a 'quantum computer', which could operate much faster than conventional computers. A quantum computer would process information using atoms and other tiny particles, rather than the transistors and circuit boards of standard computers. The research, published in Nature1, shows that an atom can act as a bit of 'computer memory', and that light can carry the atomís information from one place to another.

Source:
Nature

Bookmark:
Delicious Digg Newsvine Google Yahoo Reddit Magnoliacom Furl Facebook

Related News Press

Quantum Computing

1980s aircraft helps quantum technology take flight October 20th, 2014

Australian teams set new records for silicon quantum computing October 12th, 2014

Ultrafast remote switching of light emission October 2nd, 2014

Quantum environmentalism: Putting a qubit's surroundings to good use October 2nd, 2014

Discoveries

Special UO microscope captures defects in nanotubes: University of Oregon chemists provide a detailed view of traps that disrupt energy flow, possibly pointing toward improved charge-carrying devices October 21st, 2014

Super stable garnet ceramics may be ideal for high-energy lithium batteries October 21st, 2014

Could I squeeze by you? Ames Laboratory scientists model molecular movement within narrow channels of mesoporous nanoparticles October 21st, 2014

Detecting Cancer Earlier is Goal of Rutgers-Developed Medical Imaging Technology: Rare earth nanocrystals and infrared light can reveal small cancerous tumors and cardiovascular lesions October 21st, 2014

NanoNews-Digest
The latest news from around the world, FREE





  Premium Products
NanoNews-Custom
Only the news you want to read!
 Learn More
NanoTech-Transfer
University Technology Transfer & Patents
 Learn More
NanoStrategies
Full-service, expert consulting
 Learn More














ASP
Nanotechnology Now Featured Books




NNN

The Hunger Project







© Copyright 1999-2014 7th Wave, Inc. All Rights Reserved PRIVACY POLICY :: CONTACT US :: STATS :: SITE MAP :: ADVERTISE