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In the 'death zone'?

Nature Physics volume 3, pages 220221 (2007) | Download Citation



An event advertised as the first demonstration of a commercial quantum computer raises the question of how far one can go with a 'do not care' attitude towards imperfections, without losing the quantum advantage.

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  1. Wim van Dam is in the Departments of Computer Science and Physics, University of California, Santa Barbara, California 93106, USA.

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