Quantum Promise Becomes Commercial Reality

Susan Curtis

Companies are starting to capitalize on quantum science—taking the technology out of the lab and into the market.

figureToshiba and UK telecom company BT have established a commercial quantum-secured network connecting three locations in and near London. [Adapted from Toshiba Europe]

The quantum revolution that originated in research labs around the world is starting to make an impact in the commercial realm. While futuristic applications such as all-powerful quantum computers and the quantum internet may not be fully realized for another decade or so, companies are now beginning to translate this breakthrough science into market-ready solutions.

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