Pairs of vibrating qubits
MIT researchers found a way to store quantum information in the vibrational motion of atom pairs, similar to the swinging motion of two pendula, connected by a spring. The quantum system contains hundreds of pairs of vibrating quantum bits, or qubits, that researchers can coherently control for over 10 seconds.
[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant PHY 2012110.]
Learn more in the MIT news story Vibrating atoms make robust qubits, physicists find. (Date image taken: unknown; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: July 13, 2022)
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