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MagLab discovery could be crucial step to quantum computer

July 3, 2014

illustration of the novel geometry Researchers from Columbia University working at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (MagLab) have observed a physical phenomenon in bilayer graphene that could usher in a new generation of quantum computers. Their results are published today in the journal Science. Full Story

Florida State University, National High Magnetic Field Laboratory

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