Future quantum computing could exploit old technology

Modified silicon transistors perform basic logic tasks

electrons

QUANTUM ELECTRONICS  A new quantum logic gate in silicon manipulates the spins (arrows) of a pair of electrons (red and blue), as shown in this illustration.

Tony Melov/UNSW

This article is only available to Science News subscribers.

Subscribers, enter your e-mail address to access our archives.

Not a subscriber?

Science News is a nonprofit.

Support us by subscribing now.

More Stories from Science News on Quantum Physics

From the Nature Index

Paid Content