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Trapping Giant Rydberg Atoms for Faster Quantum Computers


May 6, 2010

an artist's interpretation of Rydberg atom In an achievement that could help enable fast quantum computers, University of Michigan physicists have built a better Rydberg atom trap. Rydberg atoms are highly excited, nearly ionized giants that can be thousands of times larger than their ground-state counterparts. Full Story

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