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Can light be transported?

The experiment could usher in a new era in quantum computing, because in some systems data storage requires the capturing and manipulating of quantum information carried by light.

“This is very interesting not only for physics in general, but also for quantum communication, because light is not very easy to ‘capture’, and if you want to transport it elsewhere in a controlled manner.

https://futurism.com/the-byte/physicists-transported-stored-light

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Kravenhead
The link didn't post, but I think I found it.
https://futurism.com/the-byte/physicists-transported-stored-light

That sounds pretty cool, but I think they're going to have to find ways of doing things like this with out having to create such extreme environments for them to work.
If quantum computers are to go mainstream, they'll need to be durable and less fussy.
Nevertheless, experiments like the one in the report teach scientists more about quantum mechanics, which will lead to more practical machines.

I hope that was the right link.

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Kravenhead
16 day(s) ago
OK. That's good.
I'll add it to your post.

philosopher
17 day(s) ago
That is it.

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