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RYDBERG ATOMS

A boost to Rydberg quantum computing

Systems of neutral atoms are gradually gaining currency as a promising candidate for realizing large-scale quantum computing. The achievement of a record-high fidelity in quantum operation with alkaline-earth Rydberg atoms is a case in point.

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Fig. 1: Entanglement and detection of strontium Rydberg qubits in a reconfigurable tweezer array.

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Li, W. A boost to Rydberg quantum computing. Nat. Phys. 16, 820–821 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41567-020-0907-8

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