We’ve designed a ‘flux capacitor’, but it won’t take us Back to the Future

11 Jun 2018
DeLorean car from Back to the Future
In the Back to the Future movies, the DeLorean car was able to travel through time thanks to a flux capacitor.

The technology that allowed Marty McFly to travel back in time in the 1985 movie Back to the Future was the mythical flux capacitor, designed by inventor Doc Brown.

We’ve now developed our own kind of flux capacitor.

While we can’t send a DeLorean car back in time, we hope it will have important applications in communication technology and quantum computing.

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