First On-chip Nanoscale Optical Quantum Memory Developed

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  1. Kyle_Bennett

    Kyle_Bennett El Chingón Staff Member

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    Ever heard of Schrodinger's cat? Of course you have, but at the very same time, you haven't. Now you know how quantum memory works, and at the same time you do not. It would be great to have this much memory available in your computer, but if you didn't at the very same time that would suck. I do know one thing for sure, you guys that bitch about apps using too much memory would not know what to gripe about, or you would.


    Quantum memory stores information in a similar fashion to the way traditional computer memory does, but on individual quantum particles—in this case, photons of light. This allows it to take advantage of the peculiar features of quantum mechanics (such as superposition, in which a quantum element can exist in two distinct states simultaneously) to store data more efficiently and securely.
     
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  2. gigaxtreme1

    gigaxtreme1 2[H]4U

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  3. Jaymzkerten

    Jaymzkerten Limp Gawd

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    I find this very interesting, but at the same time it does not interest me at all.
     
  4. gamerk2

    gamerk2 [H]ard|Gawd

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    As a Software Engineer I totally know how to utilize this, while not understanding how the heck to utilize this.
     
  5. alpha

    alpha n00bie

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    I'm not sure if I should comment or not
     
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    dgingeri 2[H]4U

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    heh, quantum physics joke.
     
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  7. J3RK

    J3RK [H]ardForum Junkie

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    You'll have to run perfmon to know whether or not any of it is actually in use.
     
  8. Madoc

    Madoc Gawd

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    This article is very ambiguous...
     
  9. J3RK

    J3RK [H]ardForum Junkie

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    What, did you measure the ambiguity?!?!
     
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  10. Lakados

    Lakados Gawd

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    You can't measure the ambiguity with out influencing the levels of ambiguity thereby distorting your measurements. I suggest measuring the response levels to the ambiguity and extrapolating from there.
     
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  11. MavericK

    MavericK Zero Cool

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    And yet we can observe that you did in f----ohh, I get it. :)
     
  12. griff30

    griff30 I Lower the Boom!

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    Great, bulid a new computer with this and every time you look in the side panel to see the memory work, it quits working.
     
  13. J3RK

    J3RK [H]ardForum Junkie

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    No, no... It'll be ok. There will be collapsed wave function error correction. It'll just need extra qubits to do it.
     
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  14. Madoc

    Madoc Gawd

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    If I did, that would change it. But if I don't, then how will I know how much ambiguity there is? Such a paradox...
     
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  15. J3RK

    J3RK [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Maybe you'd just know what it isn't. :p
     
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  16. runudownquick

    runudownquick Gawd

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    Should this post be locked/unlocked?
     
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  17. Elf_Boy

    Elf_Boy 2[H]4U

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    All my characters are now undead?

    Wont affect WOW much where 1/2 of them are already.

    (Undead = Alive + Dead at the same time, no?)

    Will it spread to all my games?
     
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    mufcfan Limp Gawd

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  19. J3RK

    J3RK [H]ardForum Junkie

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    We've already observed it to be unlocked...


    ...and full of nerds... :D
     
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    deaedius Gawd

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    Honestly it took too much brain power to understand the headline that I didn't bother with the rest of the article. lol. Sounds amazing though!
     
  21. J3RK

    J3RK [H]ardForum Junkie

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    What's the chance that the cat is now irradiated, and has super-feline abilities?
     
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  22. griff30

    griff30 I Lower the Boom!

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    This thread both escalated and de-escalated quickly...
     
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  23. Riccochet

    Riccochet Off Topic Award

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    hlfbkd420 Limp Gawd

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    There are much smarter people than me that understand this article apparently..... Or not.
     
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  25. Nenu

    Nenu [H]ardened

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    Yeah but do you know when you j3rk whether its forced or natural?
    :p
     
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  26. J3RK

    J3RK [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Does it occur at 45 or 135 degrees?
     
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  27. Nenu

    Nenu [H]ardened

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    Definitely the question, to break or not to break!
    Once broken the box is closed for good.
     
  28. DejaWiz

    DejaWiz Oracle of Unfortunate Truths

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    Paging Sam Beckett...we need to pick your brain for obscure memory sequences.
     
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  29. J3RK

    J3RK [H]ardForum Junkie

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    :D I'm getting out of my quantum nerd depth now. :D

    How will I compute my way out of this?

    Edit: Oh, maybe I can collapse the "Thread Unlocked" function. :p
     
  30. gigatexal

    gigatexal [H]ardness Supreme

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    So what happens when you turn off the lights? ;)
     
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    I'll take two and zero
     
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  32. Madoc

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    For some reason, this thread is leaving me feeling very entangled. I'm not sure if I even understand what's going on anymore.

    Except that from that pic above, I definitely do not want to make Shrodinger's Cat angry with me.
     
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  33. J3RK

    J3RK [H]ardForum Junkie

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    That could end in a couple of ways. :p

    More if you like many worlds.
     
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  34. Nenu

    Nenu [H]ardened

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    Yeah careful!
    Kittyteeth.jpg
     
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  35. J3RK

    J3RK [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Should turn the tongue yellow and orange. That cat looks like it could breathe fire.
     
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  36. Nenu

    Nenu [H]ardened

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    Hehe, he was only yawning.
    You should see the real bite marks, he's semi wild!
    He occasionally needs putting in a box.
     
  37. J3RK

    J3RK [H]ardForum Junkie

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    With a small nuclear explosive?
     
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  38. Nenu

    Nenu [H]ardened

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    lol.
    Most of the time he's really sweet, but piss him off that bit much and chomp.
    So yeah!
     
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    kju1 2[H]4U

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    Naw my dog ate him or did he?

    One thing is for sure: we will always find new things to bitch about.
     
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    I think, therefore I don't.