[funsec] Quantum Telecloning: Captain Kirk's Clone and The Ea vesdropper

Willy, Andrew AWilly at eSMIL.net
Thu Feb 16 12:27:56 CST 2006


What they didn't say is that the cloned beam is turned out to be evil and
now lives in the attic eating fish heads.

Andrew



-----Original Message-----
From: Fergie [mailto:fergdawg at netzero.net]
Sent: Thursday, February 16, 2006 11:19 AM
To: funsec at linuxbox.org
Subject: [funsec] Quantum Telecloning: Captain Kirk's Clone and The
Eavesdropper


This has got to be the Bizarre Story of the Day...

Via PhysOrg.com.

[snip]

Imagine Captain Kirk being beamed back to the Starship Enterprise and two
versions of the Star Trek hero arriving in the spacecraft's transporter
room. It happened 40 years ago in an episode of the TV science fiction
classic, and now scientists at the University of York and colleagues in
Japan have managed something strikingly similar in the laboratory - though
no starship commander was involved.

The scientists have succeeded in making the first remote copies of beams of
laser light, by combining quantum cloning with quantum teleportation into a
single experimental step. Telecloning is more efficient than any combination
of teleportation and local cloning because it relies on a new form of
quantum entanglement - multipartite entanglement.

[snip]

http://www.physorg.com/news10924.html

Cool. :-)

- ferg


--
"Fergie", a.k.a. Paul Ferguson
 Engineering Architecture for the Internet
 fergdawg at netzero.net or fergdawg at sbcglobal.net
 ferg's tech blog: http://fergdawg.blogspot.com/


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