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Definition Edit

A quantum sensor

takes advantage of quantum correlations to produce measurements beyond what are possible with traditional sensors. Taking advantage of unique behavior of systems at the atomic scale, quantum sensors use wonder materials such as graphene and quantum dots.[1]

Overview Edit

"Quantum sensors could be used in science, industry, and navigation to make more precise and accurate measurements and offer potential benefits for critical defense and civilian applications, including maintaining timing and position accuracy in GPS-challenged or denied environments."

Quantum sensors may be able to locate previously invisible or stealth targets, or determine an object's location and speed, even if GPS is jammed or spoofed, or if a satellite link is lost.

"Quantum sensors are the most established quantum technology, with some applications already in use. These technologies, which include atomic clocks and gyroscopes, need further development to reach their potential, likely requiring at least 5 more years."

References Edit

  1. Aeris, IoT Dictionary (full-text).

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