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Quantum Networks Advance With Entanglement of Photons, Solid-state Qubits
August 4, 2010
A team of Harvard University physicists led by Mikhail D. Lukin has achieved the first-ever quantum entanglement of photons and solid-state materials. The work marks a key advance toward practical quantum networks, as the first experimental demonstration of a means by which solid-state quantum bits, or "qubits," can communicate with one another over long distances.
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