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Physicists Make Advances in Quantum Logic Gates for Quantum Computers

Physicists Make Advances in Quantum Logic Gates for Quantum Computers

A team of physicists at the University of Toronto (U of T) have taken a step toward making the essential building block of quantum computers out of pure light. Their advance, described in a paper published this week in Nature Physics, has to do with a specific part of computer circuitry known as a "logic gate." [More]
Silicon Based Quantum Optics Lab-on-a-Chip Holds Promise for Quantum Computing

Silicon Based Quantum Optics Lab-on-a-Chip Holds Promise for Quantum Computing

The microprocessor inside a computer is a single multipurpose chip that has revolutionised people's life, allowing them to use one machine to surf the web, check emails and keep track of finances. [More]
Physicists Develop Method for Addressing Individual Neutral Atoms for Quantum Computing

Physicists Develop Method for Addressing Individual Neutral Atoms for Quantum Computing

For any computer, being able to manipulate information is essential, but for quantum computing, singling out one data location without influencing any of the surrounding locations is difficult. Now, a team of Penn State physicists has a method for addressing individual neutral atoms without changing surrounding atoms. [More]
Researchers Successfully Implement Superposition of Quantum Gates in the Lab

Researchers Successfully Implement Superposition of Quantum Gates in the Lab

Since its conception, quantum mechanics has defied our natural way of thinking, and it has forced physicists to come to grips with peculiar ideas. Although they may be difficult to digest, quantum phenomena are real. [More]
HYPRES Unveils Superconducting Integrated Circuit Fabrication Process for Next Generation Supercomputing Systems

HYPRES Unveils Superconducting Integrated Circuit Fabrication Process for Next Generation Supercomputing Systems

HYPRES, Inc., the Digital Superconductor Company™, announces that it now offers integrated circuit (IC) foundry services with the increased critical current density of 10 kA/cm2 with a minimum junction size of 0.7 micrometer in diameter. [More]
Aliyun and CAS Sign MoU to Co-Found Chinese Academy of Sciences – Alibaba Quantum Computing Laboratory

Aliyun and CAS Sign MoU to Co-Found Chinese Academy of Sciences – Alibaba Quantum Computing Laboratory

Aliyun, Alibaba Group’s cloud computing subsidiary, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) today announced that they have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Shanghai to co-found the Chinese Academy of Sciences – Alibaba Quantum Computing Laboratory (the Laboratory). [More]
Atomic Spins and Quantum Dot Spins Could be Combined into a Workable Quantum System

Atomic Spins and Quantum Dot Spins Could be Combined into a Workable Quantum System

A big part of the burgeoning science of quantum computation is reliably storing and processing information in the form of quantum bits, or qubits. [More]
Quantum Computing Prohibits Sneaky Interceptions

Quantum Computing Prohibits Sneaky Interceptions

For Sergio Cantu, a second-year PhD student in physics, the future of computing is one in which information moves at the speed of light, and through a network with unparalleled security. [More]
OIST Researchers Identify System that Can Store Quantum Information for Longer Times

OIST Researchers Identify System that Can Store Quantum Information for Longer Times

Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have identified a system that could store quantum information for longer times, which is critical for the future of quantum computing. This study was recently published in Physical Review Letters. [More]
Microwaves Freeze Single Atoms to Advance Quantum Technology Devices

Microwaves Freeze Single Atoms to Advance Quantum Technology Devices

Physicists at the University of Sussex have found a way of using everyday technology found in kitchen microwaves and mobile telephones to bring quantum physics closer to helping solve enormous scientific problems that the most powerful of today's supercomputers cannot even begin to embark upon. [More]