February 20, 2007

D-Wave demonstrates quantum computer... or a black box in a fridge

they presented their 16-qubit adiabatic quantum computer to the world. However, details were scarce, leaving us in the superposition of both believing and disbelieving their claims. In this article, we'll give you a play-by-play from D-Wave's Thursday demonstration in Vancover followed by an analysis of their claims with help from superconducting quantum interference devices expert Hans Hilgenkamp from the University of Twente in the Netherlands

Link: arstechnica.com

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