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SCIENCE STUDIO: Qubits

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   Russ talks with Kyriakos Porfyrakis, Head of Laboratory for Carbon Materials at the University of Oxford.  Kyriakos is studying endohedral fullerenes, or "qubits" - atoms that are inserted into spherical fullerene molecules in order to induce electronic properties.  Qubits may help revolutionize electronic devices in the near future.  http://www.materials.ox.ac.uk/peoplepages/porfyrakis.html

Aired Oct. 19, 2014.