Topologically Encoded Qubit (image) University of Innsbruck Caption This 7-ion system applied for encoding one logical quantum bit can be used as a building block for much larger quantum systems. The bigger the lattice, the more robust it becomes. Credit Illustration: IQOQI/Harald Ritsch Usage Restrictions Only in news coverage connected to work by scientists from Innsbruck University and IQOQI 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.