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Researchers create ‘beautiful marriage’ of quantum enemies

February 22, 2021

Researchers create ‘beautiful marriage’ of quantum enemies

Magnetic fields destroy superconductivity, but the quantum Hall effect only shows up in semiconductors at large magnetic fields, so you’re having to play with these two extremes,” Jena said. Jena led the research, published Feb. 19 in Science Advances, with doctoral student Phillip Dang and research associate Guru Khalsa, the paper’s senior authors. “It has a superconductor, a semiconductor, a filter material—it has all kinds of other components, but we haven’t put them all together. Science Advances Phillip Dang et al, An all-epitaxial nitride heterostructure with concurrent quantum Hall effect and superconductivity,(2021). An all-epitaxial nitride heterostructure with concurrent quantum Hall effect and superconductivity, Science Advances (2021). There may be a path forward for us to truly integrate different modalities of quantum computing—computation, memory, communication. ” Such integration could help to condense the size of quantum computers and other next-generation electronics, just as classical computers have shrunk from warehouse to pocket size.

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