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Teleportation Milestone

Teleportation Milestone

(3)Researchers at the Joint Quantum Institute at the University of Maryland have succeeded in teleporting quantum information between two charged atoms more than three feet apart. According to the Jan. 23 issue of the journal Science(1), the quantum information is instantly teleported from one ion to another, and can be recovered about 90 percent of the time. Though a way off from Star Trek type teleportation (pictured), this breakthrough could pave the way for the development of quantum computers. Read more at LiveScience(2).

1. http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/content/abstract/323/5913/486
2. http://www.livescience.com/strangenews/090123-teleportation-atoms.html
3. http://www.livescience.com/strangenews/090123-teleportation-atoms.html

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