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Magnetic Lab Researchers' Material May Lead to Advances in Quantum Computing
October 3, 2007
Scientists at Florida State University's National High Magnetic Field Laboratory and the university's Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry have introduced a new material that could be to computers of the future what silicon is to the computers of today. The material--a compound made from the elements potassium, niobium and oxygen, along with chromium ions--could provide a technological breakthrough that leads to the development of new quantum computing technologies.
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