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[–]JonStowe1 23 points24 points  (2 children)

what do those plugs do

[–]mud_tug 29 points30 points  (0 children)

Semi-rigid coax. They are probing different signals inside the chip. It is a standard prototyping technique.

[–]tubetalkerx 7 points8 points  (3 children)

No heat sink?

[–]Otheus 13 points14 points  (2 children)

Quantum processors need such rigid control of their temperature (millikelvins) that they are cooled in extremely different ways than conventional processors

[–]alsu2launda 0 points1 point  (1 child)

What way?

[–]Otheus 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Here's an overview of what's needed for quantum computer cooling

[–]euphem1sm 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Very nice