Evidence of Elusive Majorana Fermions Raises Possibilities for Quantum Computing
Published February 29, 2012
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It’s been reported that researchers in the Leo Kouwenhoven group, based out of the Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, might have beaten several competing teams in solid state and high energy physics to find the elusive Majorana fermions, a mysterious quantum-mechanical particle that might have some applications in quantum computing.
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