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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

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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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