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Natural Radiation Can Interfere with Quantum Computers – Mirage News

RICHLAND, Wash.-A multi-disciplinary research team has shown that radiation from natural sources in the environment can limit the performance of…

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RICHLAND, Wash.-A multi-disciplinary research team has shown that radiation from natural sources in the environment can limit the performance of superconducting quantum bits, known as qubits. The discovery, reported today in the journal Nature, has implications for the construction and operation of quantum computers, an advanced form of computing that has attracted billions of dollars in public and private investment globally.
The collaboration between teams at the U.S. Department of Energy’s P…

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