Can tough little bugs speed up computing?

Hogan, Jenny
December 2002
New Scientist;12/7/2002, Vol. 176 Issue 2372, p22
Reports that the skills of a microbe that thrives in sulfurous, geothermal springs could help engineers build the first quantum computers. Challenges faced by engineers in creating a quantum computer; Process by which the skills of the microbe have helped U.S. National Aeronautics & Space Administration scientists to create arrays of quantum dots.


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