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

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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