…Experimental physicists led by Gerhard Kirchmair, together with theoretical physicists at the University of Oulu, Finland, have succeeded for the first time in controlling protected quantum states – so-called dark states – in superconducting quantum bits…

…Multiple dark states exist simultaneously in this quantum bit, which can be used for quantum simulation and quantum information processing…

…The concept developed by the Innsbruck physicists to control dark states can in principle be implemented not only with superconducting quantum bits, but also on other technological platforms…

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