24 Jul '12, 3pm

Breakthrough chip could usher in new era of quantum computers.

Breakthrough chip could usher in new era of quantum computers.

The research, published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology, shows how it is possible to realise the device embedded in a semiconductor chip, and demonstrates the device's ability to confine individual ions at the nanoscale. The team believes it could be used in quantum computation, where entangled qubits are used to execute powerful quantum algorithms. While scalable ion traps consisting of a 2d array of electrodes have been developed before, this is said to be the first time an ion microtrap array that combines a near ideal 3d geometry with a scalable fabrication process has been created. In terms of elementary operating characteristics, the researchers claim the microtrap chip outperforms all other scalable devices for ions. The device was developed from a silica on silicon wafer and created using a novel process based on conventional semiconductor fabrication technolo...

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