Four Qubits, One Chip

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A computer chip with four superconducting qubits
Image Courtesy of Erik Lucero (2011)

This computer chip includes four superconducting qubits, a unit of information at the quantum level, that make up a quantum mechanical version of a computer microprocessor. Quantum computers are expected to be able to solve various problems that are far too difficult to be handled by conventional computers.

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Experimental demonstration of quantum algorithms on a 4-qubit/5-resonator quantum microprocessor utilizing superconducting qubits in the RezQu architecture


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