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Bus service for qubits

A Princeton-Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) collaboration announces the successful excitation of a spin qubit using a resonant cavity. The circuit, via the cavity, senses the presence of the qubit as if it were a bit of capacitance.

Posted: Oct 17th, 2012

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Study questions feasibility of entire genome sequencing in minutes

The claim that nanopore technology is on the verge of making DNA analysis so fast and cheap that a person's entire genome could be sequenced in just minutes and at a fraction of the cost of available commercial methods, has resulted in overwhelming academic, industrial, and global interest. But a review questions whether the remaining technical hurdles can be overcome to create a workable, easily produced commercial device.

Posted: Oct 17th, 2012

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Can cobalt-graphene catalyst beat platinum?

Platinum works well as a catalyst in hydrogen fuel cells, but it has at least two drawbacks: It is expensive, and it degrades over time. Brown chemists have engineered a cheaper and more durable catalyst using graphene, cobalt, and cobalt-oxide - the best nonplatinum catalyst yet.

Posted: Oct 17th, 2012

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NRI to lead new five-year effort to develop post-CMOS nanoelectronics

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced today the selection of the Nanoelectronics Research Initiative (NRI), a collaboration of several key firms in the semiconductor industry, to support university-centered research for the development of after-the-next-generation nanoelectronics technology.

Posted: Oct 17th, 2012

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