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Quantum computing: Japan takes step toward light-based technology

NTT, University of Tokyo and Riken aim for full-fledged system by 2030

"Squeezed light" is sent through optical fibers for quantum information processing.

TOKYO -- A Japanese team of scientists on Wednesday announced a key step in the development of a quantum computer using photons, or particles of light, that eliminates the need for an ultracold environment used to cool existing machines.

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