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Run for Your Light

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Duration: 0:02:44 | Added: 12 Apr 2016
You may have heard the word “quantum” bandied around a lot. But what does it mean? In this animation we take a look at how the photon – the quantum particle of light – is being harnessed to help create new technologies like quantum computers.

To do this researchers need to be able to create and use photons, bits of light, one at a time - it's no mean feat. Find out some of the different ways they can do this and how it might change our world.

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