PerspectivePhysics

Jump-Starting Quantum Error Correction with Entanglement

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Science  20 Oct 2006:
Vol. 314, Issue 5798, pp. 427-428
DOI: 10.1126/science.1133797

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Summary

When quantum signals are sent through communication systems, they get degraded. The resulting errors can be corrected with less computational effort by taking advantage of certain quantum-mechanical effects.