- Quantum teleportation doesn't mean it's possible for a person to instantly pop from New York to London, but they can instantly transport information through quantum teleportation. This works thanks to a bizarre quantum mechanics property called entanglement.
- Quantum information has already been transferred dozens of miles, but this is the farthest it's been transported using an optical fiber, and then recorded and stored at the other end.
- The optical-fiber method could eventually be used to develop technology like quantum computers that are capable of extremely fast computing, or quantum cryptography that could make secure communication possible.
Quantum Teleportation Reaches Farthest Distance
12. 14. 14 by Oana Stefanescu