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A Quantum Internet of Things

May 26, 2016

By Dirk Englund, Jamieson Career Development Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Research Laboratory of Electronics


Today's Internet is so powerful because it combines computing, sensing, and communication. A "quantum network" -- a network of stationary quantum memories (a memory for a quantum state) connected via photons -- could do the same for quantum technologies, combining quantum computers/simulators, quantum communications, and quantum probes/measurements.

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