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Title: Quantum Processor
Description: NIST postdoctoral researcher David Hanneke at the laser table used to demonstrate the first universal programmable processor for a potential quantum computer. A pair of beryllium ions (charged atoms) that hold information in the processor are trapped inside the cylinder at the lower right. A colorized image of the two ions is displayed on the monitor in the background.

*Physics
Subjects (names):
Topics/Categories: Quantum Physics--Quantum Computing
Type: Photo/Color
Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
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appear in print:
Credit: J. Burrus/NIST
AV Number: 09PHY029
Date Created: 2009
Date Entered: 11/17/2009

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