News From the Field
Research Could Help Advance 'Spintronics'
June 18, 2007
This material is available primarily for archival purposes. Telephone numbers or other contact information may be out of date; please see current contact information at media contacts.Qubits might very well be the vehicle for the next revolution in computing. Silicon technology has made our computers faster and faster, but now it seems that we are reaching the limits of what is possible with ones and zeros. One of the answers could be the transition from the "good-old" bit to the flashy qubit. The "qu" in qubit stands for quantum. Full Story
Florida State University, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory
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