Australians Surge in Quest for New Class of Computer

Competing teams of Australian scientists have given that country a significant lead in an increasingly intense international competition to build a working quantum computer.In an article that appeared on Thursday in the journal Nature, a team of Australian and British scientists, led from the University of New South Wales, reported that they had successfully constructed one of the basic building blocks of modern quantum computing by relying on manufacturing techniques now used by the modern semiconductor industry.
http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/29/technology/australians-surge-in-quest-to-build-quantum-computer.html

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