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Re: Fwd: Quantum device brings end to the "World Wide Wait"
From: Marc Hurst <mhurst () fastlane ca>
Date: Wed, 1 Apr 1998 12:57:36 -0500 (EST)


Actually the Bell labs website has quite an extensive slab of info on 
this work-up, it appears it ports to optical and wireless technologies.

Just do a search on "quantum" when you get there.

THZ's man.... cooool.

On Tue, 31 Mar 1998, Chris Parker wrote:

At 09:31 AM 4/1/98 -0500, Alex \"Mr. Worf\" Yuriev wrote:

On Wed, 1 Apr 1998 avg () pluris com wrote:

Happy fools day :)

Well actually, this is not all a hoax.  The method described in the message
is known as Quantum Teleportation.  It is being seriously researched and
has been demonstrated in controlled experiments.  The following links
will take you to sites that describe the theory better than I ever could.
I only study Quantum Physics for fun.  :)  It is a real effect, and while
the story is based in reality, the announcement that Lucent has succesfully
built a device that uses this method of communication is quite doubtful
though.  The following links are however, not hoaxes.  We have nothing to
fear, as this technology is still quite a ways from actual commercial use.


http://www.research.ibm.com/quantuminfo/teleportation/


http://www.sciam.com/explorations/122297teleport/index.html

Alex

-Chris
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