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First Tunable, 'Noiseless' Amplifier May Boost Quantum Computing, Communications


October 15, 2008

magnetic sensors (on the right) Researchers at NIST and JILA have made the first tunable "noiseless" amplifier. By significantly reducing the uncertainty in delicate measurements of microwave signals, the new amplifier could boost the speed and precision of quantum computing and communications systems. Full Story

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