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June 2, 2023

A quantum chip

A quantum chip photographed in the lab at the Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for Robust Quantum Simulation at the University of Maryland, an NSF Quantum Leap Challenge Institute. Quantum chips contain quantum bits, or "qubits," the basic unit of quantum information used by quantum computers.

[Research supported by U.S. National Science Foundation grant OMA 2120757.]

Learn more in the UMD news story On World Quantum Day, learn how UMD is at the cutting edge of quantum. (Date of image: 2020-2023; date originally posted to NSF Multimedia Gallery: June 2, 2023)

Credit: University of Maryland

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