Already have an ACS ID? Log in
Renew your membership, and continue to enjoy these benefits.
Already an ACS Member? Log in here
Choose the membership that is right for you. Discount will be applied automatically at checkout.
Enjoy these benefits no matter which membership you pick.
Most Popular in Environment
Quantum computers are divas. To get good performance out of a quantum computer, physicists need to make sure the machines’ quantum bits (aka qubits) can maintain a certain quantum state for long enough to complete a computational task—in the parlance of the field, the qubits need a long coherence time. If qubits don’t have long coherence times, they produce errors during calculations. The elaborate hardware shown helps cool Google’s quantum computer to 15 millikelvin—colder than outer space.
Related C&EN Content:
Do science. Take pictures. Win Money. Enter our photo contest here.
This article has been sent to the following recipient: