Glimpses of quantum computing phase changes show researchers the tipping point

Glimpses of quantum computing phase changes show researchers the tipping point

Researchers at Duke University and the University of Maryland have used the frequency of measurements on a quantum computer to get a glimpse into the quantum phenomena of phase changes.

By measuring the number of operations that can be implemented on a quantum computing system without triggering the collapse of its quantum state, the researchers gained insight into how other systems meet their tipping points between phases. The results also provide guidance for computer scientists working to implement quantum error correction that will eventually enable quantum computers to achieve their full potential. (Phys.org)

The results has been published in the journal Nature Physics.

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