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Microwave ion-trap quantum computing

A new type of ion-trap quantum technology has been developed that uses microwave radiation to perform computations. It will considerably simplify the practical implementation of large-scale quantum computers. See Letters p.181 & p.185

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Figure 1: Microwave ion-trap chip.


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