Article (2008) – Anyons: The breakthrough quantum computing needs?

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    Abstract: WE SHOULD have known there was something in it when Microsoft got involved. Back in 2003, the software giant began sponsoring a small research effort with an interest in an abstruse area of physics known as the fractional quantum Hall effect. The effect, which has been the subject of two Nobel prizes, involves the delicate manipulation of electrons inside semiconductor crystals. What could a software company like Microsoft hope to gain from funding this research?

    https://www.newscientist.com/article/mg20026761-700-anyons-the-breakthrough-quantum-computing-needs/?ignored=irrelevant

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