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June 1, 2007

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The Diamond Age Starts... Now?

Physicists just figured out how to address a single carbon-13 nucleus as a memory register — a quantum bit — at room temperature. That’s an important distinction; all quantum memory to date has relied on freakish near-absolute-zero conditions in the lab.

P.S. It also involves lasers. Of course.

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Posted June 1, 2007 at 9:01 | Comments (0) | Permasnark
File under: Briefly Noted, Technosnark
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