Supercomputers
America’s first exascale supercomputer to be built by 2021  THE VERGE · 15 hours
Details of America’s next-generation supercomputer were revealed at a ceremony attended by Secretary of Energy Rick Perry and... more
Meet Aurora, the US entrant in the global exascale supercomputer race - CNET  CNET · 15 hours
The Intel-Cray system should arrive in 2021, but Chinese, Japanese and European rivals could come a year earlier. more
Long-distance quantum information exchange -- success at the nanoscale  SCIENCE DAILY · 19 hours
Researchers have realized the swap of electron spins between distant quantum dots. The discovery is a step towards applications of quantum information, as the dots leave enough room for delicate... more
Physicists Reverse Time Using Quantum Computer  ASTRO WATCH · 2 days
Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology teamed up with colleagues from the U.S. and Switzerland and returned the state of a... more
Speeding up artificial intelligence  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A group at Politecnico di Milano has developed an electronic circuit able to solve a system of linear equations in a single operation in the timescale of a few tens of nanoseconds. The performance of this new circuit is superior... more
Long-distance quantum information exchange—success at the nanoscale  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
At the Niels Bohr Institute, University of Copenhagen, researchers have realized the swap of electron spins between distant quantum dots. The discovery brings us a step closer to future applications of quantum information, as... more
Handling trillions of supercomputer files just got simpler  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
A new distributed file system for high-performance computing available today via the software collaboration site GitHub provides unprecedented performance for creating, updating and managing extreme numbers of files. more
Reversing the flow of time on a quantum computer  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Researchers have developed an algorithm to simulate returning a particle briefly to the past. The results suggest new paths for exploring the backward flow of time in quantum systems. They... more
Researchers reverse the flow of time on IBM's quantum computer  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have managed to return a computer briefly to the past. The results suggest new paths for exploring the backward flow of time in quantum systems. They also... more
Researchers put machine learning on path to quantum advantage  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
There are high hopes that quantum computing's tremendous processing power will someday unleash exponential advances in artificial intelligence. AI systems thrive when the machine learning algorithms used to train them... more
Can artificial intelligence solve the mysteries of quantum physics?  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Under the direction of Mobileye founder Amnon Shashua, a research group at Hebrew University of Jerusalem's School of Engineering and Computer Science has proven that artificial intelligence (AI) can help... more
Physicists reverse time using quantum computer  PHYS.ORG · 6 days
Researchers from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology teamed up with colleagues from the U.S. and Switzerland and returned the state of a quantum computer a fraction of a second into the past. They also... more
Daily Crunch: NVIDIA is buying Mellanox for $6.9B  TechCrunch · 1 week
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Quantum physicists succeed in controlling energy losses and shifts  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Quantum computers need to preserve quantum information for a long time to be able to crack important problems faster than a normal computer. Energy losses take the state of the... more
Quantum physicists succeed in controlling energy losses and shifts  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
In a new study, scientists demonstrate that they can increase the dissipation rate, on demand, by a factor of thousand in a high-quality superconducting resonator -- just like the ones... more
Opening the path to scaling silicon quantum computers  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Research collaboration between UNSW and the University of Sydney has overcome a fundamental hurdle to building quantum computers in silicon, opening the way to further develop the machines at scale. more
NVIDIA to buy supercomputer chipmaker Mellanox for $6.9B, beating out Intel and Microsoft  TechCrunch · 1 week
After several days of speculation, today NVIDIA confirmed that it would acquire chipmaker Mellanox for $6.9 billion, paying $125 per share in cash,... more
Can entangled qubits be used to probe black holes?  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Physicists have used a seven-qubit quantum computer to simulate the scrambling of information inside a black hole, heralding a future in which entangled quantum bits might be used to probe... more
New quantum sensor promises better imaging and cancer monitoring  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
Researchers at the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) have developed a new quantum sensor that could mean a significant advancement in 3D imaging and monitoring for cancer... more
New hurdle cleared in race toward quantum computing  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have created a new device that allows them to probe the interference of quasiparticles, potentially paving the way for the development of topological qubits. more
Physicists Used Supercomputers to Map the Bone-Crushing Pressures Hiding Inside Protons  LIVE SCIENCE · 2 weeks
If you shrank yourself down and entered a proton, you'd experience among the most intense pressures found anywhere in the universe. more
Newly developed quantum sensor could advance cancer treatments  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
A new quantum sensor developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo's Institute for Quantum Computinghas proven it can outperform existing technologies and promises significant advancements in long-range 3D imaging and monitoring... more
New quantum sensor could improve cancer treatment  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new quantum sensor developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo's Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) has proven it can outperform existing technologies and promises significant advancements in long-range 3-D imaging and monitoring... more
Quasiparticles experimentally shown to interfere for first time  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Qubits, the units used to encode information in quantum computing, are not all created equal. Some researchers believe that topological qubits, which are tougher and less susceptible to environmental noise than other... more
New simulation methods to visualise quantum effects in superfluid fermions  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
What exactly happens inside neutron stars – the final stage of a giant star – is subject to speculation. In terms of physics, the interiors of neutron stars,... more
Moving closer to practical photonic quantum computing  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
For the first time, researchers have demonstrated a way to map and measure large-scale photonic quantum correlation with single-photon sensitivity. The ability to measure thousands of instances of quantum correlation is critical for making... more
Researchers move closer to practical photonic quantum computing  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
For the first time, researchers have demonstrated a way to map and measure large-scale photonic quantum correlation with single-photon sensitivity. The ability to measure thousands of instances of quantum correlation is critical... more
physicists use code to reduce quantum error in logic gates  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Scientists at the University of Sydney have for the first time demonstrated improvement in quantum computers by using codes designed to detect and discard errors in the logic... more
Code used to reduce quantum error in logic gates for first time  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have for the first time demonstrated improvement in quantum computers by using codes designed to detect and discard errors in the logic gates... more
Immunizing quantum computers against errors  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Building a quantum computer requires reckoning with errors—in more than one sense. Quantum bits, or "qubits," which can take on the logical values zero and one simultaneously, and thus carry out calculations faster, are extremely susceptible to perturbations.... more
Immunizing quantum computers against errors  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have used trapped calcium ions to demonstrate a new method for making quantum computers immune to errors. To do so, they created a periodic oscillatory state of an ion that circumvents the usual limits to measurement accuracy. more
'Universal entangler' for new quantum tech  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
One of the key concepts in quantum physics is entanglement, in which two or more quantum systems become so inextricably linked that their collective state can't be determined by observing each element individually. Now researchers have... more
D-Wave announces its next-gen quantum computing platform  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
D-Wave, the well-funded quantum computing company, today announced its next-gen quantum computing platform with 5,000 qubits, up from 2,000 in the company’s current system. The new platform will come to market in mid-2020. The... more
'Immunizing' quantum bits so that they can grow up  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Qubits need a better immune system before they can grow up. A new material, engineered into a thin strip, is one step closer to 'immunizing' qubits against noise, such as... more
'Immunizing' quantum bits so that they can grow up  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Quantum computers will process significantly more information at once compared to today's computers. But the building blocks that contain this information – quantum bits, or "qubits" – are way too... more
New material holds promise for more secure computing  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
As computers advance, encryption methods currently used to keep everything from financial transactions to military secrets secure might soon be useless, technology experts warn. Reporting today in the journal Nature, a team... more
Entangling photons of different colors  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have developed a novel way to entangle two photons -- one with a wavelength suitable for quantum-computing devices and the other for fiber-optics transmissions. more
A faster method to read quantum memory  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The potential computing revolution that quantum computers have long promised is based on their weird property called superposition. Namely, qubits can take both logical states 0 and 1 simultaneously, on top of any value... more
Faster method to read quantum memory  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have developed a faster way to read information out of qubits, the basic building blocks of a quantum computer. more
Quantum Mechanics: Coldest quantum gas of molecules  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have made a long-lived, record-cold gas of molecules that follow the wave patterns of quantum mechanics instead of the strictly particle nature of ordinary classical physics. The creation of this gas boosts the... more
Quantum dots can spit out clone-like photons  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In the global quest to develop practical computing and communications devices based on the principles of quantum physics, one potentially useful component has proved elusive: a source of individual particles of light with perfectly... more
Researchers make coldest quantum gas of molecules  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
JILA researchers have made a long-lived, record-cold gas of molecules that follow the wave patterns of quantum mechanics instead of the strictly particle nature of ordinary classical physics. The creation of this gas boosts... more
New technology captures movement of quantum particles with unprecedented resolution  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
A new study explores the activity of quantum particles in 2D materials within an unprecedented small time frame and at an extraordinarily high spatial resolution. These are highly... more
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