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A team from the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory has conducted a series of experiments to…
ORNL researchers advance performance benchmark for quantum computers

January 3, 2020

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a quantum chemistry simulation benchmark to…
Achieving Quantum Supremacy

October 28, 2019

Researchers in UC Santa Barbara/Google scientist John Martinis’ group have made good on their claim to quantum supremacy. Using 53 entangled…
Google Claims “Quantum Supremacy” Breakthrough, Achieved by its Quantum Chip Sycamore

October 23, 2019

On 23 October, researchers from Google have announced that the company’s quantum chip Sycamore had reached “quantum supremacy”,…
Can entangled qubits be used to probe black holes?

March 8, 2019

Physicists have used a seven-qubit quantum computer to simulate the scrambling of information inside a black hole, heralding…
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…
Physicists record “lifetime” of graphene qubits

January 2, 2019

Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have recorded, for the first time, the “temporal coherence” of a graphene qubit…
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…
NSF launches effort to create first practical quantum computer

August 13, 2018

From codebreaking to aircraft design, complex problems in a wide range of fields exist that even today’s best…
Semiconductor Quantum Transistor Opens Door for Photon-Based Computing

July 11, 2018

The highly anticipated quantum science-based revolution in information technology requires the development of groundbreaking hardware comparable in function…
CEA Shows Path to Creating Building Blocks of Quantum Processors with 28Si Isotope in a CMOS Fab Line

March 22, 2018

CEA-Leti, a French technology research institute of the CEA and Inac, a joint fundamental research institute between the…
Call for Papers: Open quantum computation and simulation

March 19, 2018

PLOS ONE is calling for papers that promote the principles and values of open science to form a Collection in quantum…
Better together: Silicon qubits plus light add up to new quantum computing capability

February 23, 2018

The research, published in the journal Nature, was led by researchers at Princeton University in collaboration with colleagues at the…
Bringing More Memory To Quantum Communication

November 19, 2015

Quantum technology holds a great deal of promise, since it can potentially solve problems much faster or transfer…
Strength in Numbers

March 5, 2015

Researchers develop the first-ever quantum device that detects and corrects its own errors When scientists develop a full…
Scientists Reach New Landmark in Developing Quantum Computer

March 5, 2015

A group of scientists at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Google have reported that they’d made…
Qubits with staying power

January 30, 2015

Quantum computers are experimental devices that promise exponential speedups on some computational problems. Where a bit in a…
Microsoft explains Quantum Computing

January 13, 2015

Quantum computing promises to solve complex problems that today’s computing struggle. In today’s machines, data is represented by a…
A qubit candidate shines brighter

December 30, 2014

In the race to design the world’s first universal quantum computer, a special kind of diamond defect called…
New largest number factored on a quantum device is 56,153

December 1, 2014

Researchers have set a new record for the quantum factorization of the largest number to date, 56,153, smashing…
Researchers find qubits based on trapped ions offer a promising scalable platform for quantum computing

November 27, 2014

A team of researchers working at the University of Oxford has found that quantum bits (qubits) based on…
Simon’s algorithm run on quantum computer for the first time—faster than on standard computer

November 18, 2014

A team of researchers working in South Africa has reported that they’ve successfully run Simon’s algorithm on a…
Calling long distance between superconducting qubits – enabling remote quantum applications and teleportation

July 7, 2014

Researchers have developed a way for superconducting quantum chips to talk to each other over large distances through…
Superconducting-silicon qubits: Using a bottom-up approach to make hybrid quantum devices

July 3, 2014

Theorists propose a way to make superconducting quantum devices such as Josephson junctions and qubits, atom-by-atom, inside a…
Ultra-thin wires for quantum computing

June 18, 2014

Take a fine strand of silica fiber, attach it at each end to a slow-turning motor, gently torture…
Quantum computation: Fragile yet error-free

June 13, 2014

Physicists have experimentally encoded one quantum bit (qubit) in entangled states distributed over several particles and for the…
Research team claims to have accurately ‘teleported’ quantum information ten feet

June 2, 2014

This image is an electron microscope picture of one of the two devices, with a fictitious teleportation beam…
Superconducting qubit array points the way to error-free quantum computers

April 28, 2014

The five cross-shaped devices are the Xmon variant of the transmon qubit placed in a linear array. Credit:…
Superconducting Qubit Array Points the Way to Quantum Computers

April 24, 2014

A fully functional quantum computer is one of the holy grails of physics. Unlike conventional computers, the quantum…
MRI, on a molecular scale

April 22, 2014

For decades, scientists have used techniques such as X-ray crystallography and nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) imaging to gain…
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