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7/23/2013

Elena Kuznetsova, an RQC scientist, stands before a poster paper outlining a new technique for transferring quantum information encoded on single photons to atoms, where they can be processed in a quantum computer.
Elena Kuznetsova, an RQC scientist, stands before a poster paper outlining a new technique for transferring quantum information encoded on single photons to atoms, where they can be processed in a quantum computer.

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R_Colin_Johnson
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Re: Political Quantum advancements
R_Colin_Johnson   4/7/2014 6:45:08 PM
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Its a long shot, but the Russians do seem to have deep enough pockets to fund it for a few years, giving it a fighting chance.

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Political Quantum advancements
SpasaBiops   4/7/2014 4:53:37 PM
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With the Ukraine situation looking troublesome....sides may have to be taken.....seems the RQC people mentioned have U.S. ties....can the Quantum Computer predict these uncertainties/probabilities?  Or do the Chinese already have everybody out-smarted already.  The RQC endeavor may go the way of the Crimean McDonalds...

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Re: Secrets
R_Colin_Johnson   7/25/2013 2:44:53 PM
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Its Called uncrackable because any attempt to ease drop destroys the quantum state thus scrambling the data.

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wilber_xbox   7/24/2013 12:52:39 PM
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@JannineLove, i also think that most of the work is wrapped under confidentiality agreements. There was a recent news about a Chinese group showing progress on quantum computation but it was a surprise to most of the researcher as noone thought that Chinese group could have been that far in research.

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Tom Murphy   7/24/2013 12:52:28 PM
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I tripped on the phrase, too, Janine.  Whenever I see "uncrackable" in relation to security, I envision a savvy hacker out there who see that as a new challenge.  I can almost hear her/him saying: "Let's just see about that!"

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JanineLove   7/24/2013 10:21:27 AM
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I'm thinking about the "uncrackable encryption techniques" mentioned. How much international "sharing" goes on in this field? Seems like there must be a secret arm of the government that monitors/deals with this.

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