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Quantum Computing and the Future

June 8, 2019

Earlier this year, IBM released its first quantum computer designed for commercial use. This machine is not intended…
An innovative method for controlling single-photon emission for specific locations in 2D materials may offer a new path toward all-optical quantum computers and other quantum technologies. This image shows a false-color scanning electron micrograph of the array used to create place single-photon sources in epitaxial tungsten diselenide. Inset shows the Hanbury-Brown Twiss interferometry measurement proving quantum emission. Image credit: Los Alamos National Laboratory
Quantum information gets a boost from thin-film breakthrough

May 31, 2019

Method opens new path to all-optical quantum computers, other technologies. Efforts to create reliable light-based quantum computing, quantum…
Logic Operation Between Separated Ions “Teleported” by NIST Physicists

May 31, 2019

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have teleported a computer circuit instruction known as…
JQI Researchers Shed New Light on Atomic “Wave Function”

May 16, 2019

High-res technique improves ability to measure a quantum system’s essential information. Physicists have demonstrated a new way to…
Generating high-quality single photons for quantum computing

May 14, 2019

MIT researchers have designed a way to generate, at room temperature, more single photons for carrying quantum information.…
Researchers take a bottom-up approach to synthesizing microscopic diamonds for bioimaging, quantum computing

May 6, 2019

Scientists are excited about diamonds — not the types that adorn jewelry, but the microscopic variety that are…
The spin doctors: Researchers discover surprising quantum effect in hard disk drive material

April 26, 2019

Scientists find surprising way to affect information storage properties in metal alloy. Sometimes scientific discoveries can be found…
Building a Printing Press for New Quantum Materials

April 24, 2019

Scientists at Brookhaven Lab’s Center for Functional Nanomaterials are developing an automated system to synthesize entirely new materials…
UO team makes artificial atoms that work at room temp

April 17, 2019

Ultra-secure online communications, completely indecipherable if intercepted, are a step closer with the help of a recently published…
Quantum Goes the Distance

April 8, 2019

U.S. research team expands quantum network with successful long-distance entanglement experiment Scientists from the U.S. Department of Energy’s…
Scientists used quantum computing to improve radars by a factor of 10

March 20, 2019

Radars are very important to our civilization. Military uses them as well as air traffic control system and…
Researchers reverse the flow of time on IBM’s quantum computer

March 14, 2019

Quantum simulation gives a sneak peek into the possibilities of time reversal. We all mark days with clocks…
IBM Q System One quantum computing on a Raspberry Pi?

March 6, 2019

IBM Q System One: the world’s first commercial, integrated, universal, approximate quantum computing system… …on a Raspberry Pi? What…
Researchers create a ‘universal entangler’ for new quantum tech

February 28, 2019

One of the key concepts in quantum physics is entanglement, in which two or more quantum systems become…
Taking the Next Step in Quantum Information Processing

February 28, 2019

DARPA to leverage intermediate-sized quantum devices to help solve complex optimization problems. Universal quantum computers with millions of…
JILA researchers make coldest quantum gas of molecules

February 27, 2019

JILA researchers have made a long-lived, record-cold gas of molecules that follow the wave patterns of quantum mechanics…
Sound waves let quantum systems ​‘talk’ to one another

February 20, 2019

Breakthrough could advance quantum sensors, computing and communication. Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National…
Q-FARM initiative to bolster quantum research at Stanford-SLAC

February 15, 2019

There’s a new farm on the Farm. Stanford and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have launched a new Quantum Fundamentals, ARchitecture and Machines…
ORNL teams with Los Alamos, EPB to demonstrate next-generation grid security tech

February 13, 2019

A team of researchers from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge and Los Alamos National Laboratories has partnered…
Researchers develop new method to reduce quantum noise

February 5, 2019

New approach has implications for the future of quantum information science. In a recent issue of Physical Review…
Quantum Structure of Buckyballs Uncovered by JILA Researchers

January 29, 2019

JILA researchers have measured hundreds of individual quantum energy levels in the buckyball, a spherical cage of 60…
Supercomputing—Memory boost

January 10, 2019

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Hypres, a digital superconductor company, have tested a novel cryogenic, or…
Quantum computing steps further ahead with new projects at Sandia

January 8, 2019

Quantum computing is a term that periodically flashes across the media sky like heat lightning in the desert:…
The defect creates a two-level energy state isolated from the semiconducting material’s natural band gap. Illustration by Sunny Gupta
Imperfections make photons perfect for quantum computing

December 19, 2018

If you can make a single photon, tell it how to spin and tell it where to go, you…
MESO devices, based on magnetoelectric and spin-orbit materials, could someday replace the ubiquitous semiconductor transistor, today represented by CMOS. MESO uses up-and-down magnetic spins in a multiferroic material to store binary information and conduct logic operations. (Intel graphic/Intel Newsroom)
New quantum materials could take computers beyond the semiconductor era

December 5, 2018

Researchers from Intel Corp. and UC Berkeley are looking beyond current transistor technology and preparing the way for…
Researchers demonstrate new building block in quantum computing

December 1, 2018

Researchers with the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated a new level of control over…
Berkeley computer theorists show path to verifying that quantum beats classical

November 2, 2018

As multiple research groups around the world race to build a scalable quantum computer questions remain about how…
Yale Quantum Engineering Gets a Boost From DOE Grant

October 18, 2018

A team of researchers from Yale Engineering and Yale’s Quantum Institute has been selected by the U.S. Department…
Scientists develop atomic-scale ‘simulator’ that acts like an electronic circuit

October 17, 2018

University of Alberta scientists have developed an atomic machine that acts like an electronic circuit—a breakthrough that could…
UO scientists help pave the way in quantum science efforts

October 13, 2018

UO researchers on the forefront of quantum information science continue to make major strides toward passing legislation, and…
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