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April 23rd, 2004

Photons Teleported Six Kilometers

Researchers from the University of Geneva have moved quantum teleportation a step forward by instantly transporting qubits -- photons whose properties can represent a 1 or a 0 -- over six kilometers of optical fiber. The ability promises to extend the reach of quantum cryptography, which offers potentially perfect security.


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