Nano-Engineered Synthetic Diamond (image) Element Six Caption Using synthetic diamond, Element Six and Harvard University have set a new room temperature quantum information storage record of more than one second -- a thousand times longer than previously recorded. These findings may lead to extremely powerful quantum computers in the future, and novel sensors based on quantum processes in the near term. Credit Image © Element Six Usage Restrictions Image must always appear with the text: Image © Element Six Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.