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Ministry of Defence Acquires U.K. Government's First Quantum Computer

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Winfried Hensinger, head of the Sussex Center for Quantum Technologies at the U.K.'s University of Sussex, said the true potential of quantum computers will take time to fully materialize.

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The United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence (MoD) will work with British company Orca Computing to explore applications for quantum technology in defence.

Orca Computing aims to provide a new approach to quantum computing using proprietary Orca quantum memory technology and leveraging an industry-standard infrastructure.

Quantum computers use the quantum physics principles of superposition and entanglement to unlock a realm of computational capabilities not available to classical computers.

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