Supercomputers
Manipulating atoms one at a time with an electron beam  nanowerk · 5 hours
Researchers have a method that can reposition atoms with a highly focused electron beam and control their exact location and bonding orientation. The finding could ultimately lead to... more
CosmoGAN: Training a Neural Network to Study Dark Matter  ASTRO WATCH · 17 hours
As cosmologists and astrophysicists delve deeper into the darkest recesses of the universe, their need for increasingly powerful... more
Seymour Cray's path to supercomputing - CNET  CNET · 20 hours
With unique designs and a quirky imagination of engineering, Seymour Cray, built the unusual and spectacular supercomputer. more
HP Enterprise Nears Deal to Buy Supercomputer Pioneer Cray  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
Hewlett Packard Enterprise has agreed to buy US supercomputer maker Cray, in a deal valued at about $1.4 billion. more
HP Enterprise acquires supercomputer maker Cray in the race to ‘exascale’ performance  THE VERGE · 2 days
Hewlett Packard Enterprise, not to be confused with the personal computing brand from which it split in 2015, said today that it acquired Cray,... more
HP Enterprise buying supercomputer star Cray  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) on Friday announced a $1.3 billion deal to buy supercomputer maker Cray, part of a move to expand into data analysis from connected devices . more
HPE is buying Cray for $1.3 billion  TechCrunch · 2 days
HPE announced it was buying Cray for $1.3 billion, giving it access to the company’s high performance computing portfolio, and perhaps a foothold into quantum computing in the future. The purchase price was $35... more
UNSW Team Reports Breakthrough in Quantum Computing  Gadgets 360 · 2 days
A team of scientists from the University of New South Wales (UNSW) in Australia has measured for the first time accuracy of two-qubit operations in silicon. more
CosmoGAN: Training a neural network to study dark matter  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
As cosmologists and astrophysicists delve deeper into the darkest recesses of the universe, their need for increasingly powerful observational and computational tools has expanded exponentially. From facilities such as the... more
Quantum cloud computing with self-check  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
With a quantum coprocessor in the cloud, physicists have opened the door to the simulation of previously unsolvable problems in chemistry, materials research or high-energy physics. In a new study, researchers report how they simulated particle physics phenomena... more
Digital quantum simulators can be astonishingly robust  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
In solving quantum-physical problems in many-body systems, such as predicting material properties, conventional computers rapidly reach the limits of their capacity. Digital quantum simulators might help, but until now they are drastically limited to... more
Generating high-quality single photons for quantum computing  SCIENCE DAILY · 5 days
Researchers have designed a way to generate, at room temperature, more single photons for carrying quantum information. The design, they say, holds promise for the development of practical quantum computers. more
Accelerating quantum technologies with materials processing at the atomic scale  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
'Quantum technologies' utilise the unique phenomena of quantum superposition and entanglement to encode and process information, with potentially profound benefits to a wide range of information technologies from... more
Generating high-quality single photons for quantum computing  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
MIT researchers have designed a way to generate, at room temperature, more single photons for carrying quantum information. The design, they say, holds promise for the development of practical quantum computers. more
Quantum world-first: Researchers reveal accuracy of two-qubit calculations in silicon  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Engineers have measured the accuracy of silicon two-qubit operations for the first time -- and their results confirm the promise of silicon for quantum computing. more
Photon superbunching from a generic tunnel junction  Science Magazine · 1 week
Generating time-correlated photon pairs at the nanoscale is a prerequisite to creating highly integrated optoelectronic circuits that perform quantum computing tasks based on heralded single photons. Here, we demonstrate fulfilling this requirement with a... more
Computing faster with quasi-particles  nanowerk · 1 week
Researchers have made an important step on the road to topological quantum computers. Whereas previous experiments in this field have mostly focused on one-dimensional systems, the team succeeded in going to two-dimensional systems. more
AMD's tech to power new supercomputer for Department of Energy  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Advanced Micro Devices announced Tuesday that its technology will help power a new supercomputer at Tennessee-based Oak Ridge National Laboratory in 2021. more
S-money: Ultra-secure form of virtual money proposed  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new type of money that allows users to make decisions based on information arriving at different locations and times, and that could also protect against attacks from quantum computers, has been proposed by... more
Google’s newest Cloud TPU Pods feature over 1,000 TPUs  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Google today announced that its second- and third-generation Cloud TPU Pods — its scalable cloud-based supercomputers with up to 1,000 of its custom Tensor Processing Units — are now publicly... more
World's fastest supercomputer coming to US in 2021 from Cray, AMD - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The Energy Department awards a $600 million contract to build Frontier, while China and other countries are buying more supercomputers. more
World's fastest supercomputer coming to US, built by Cray and AMD in 2021 - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
The Energy Department awarded a $600 million contract to build Frontier in 2021, but China and other countries... more
Quantum computing with graphene plasmons  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A novel material that consists of a single sheet of carbon atoms could lead to new designs for optical quantum computers. Physicists from the University of Vienna and the Institute of Photonic Sciences in Barcelona have shown that... more
Quantum computing with graphene plasmons  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A novel material that consists of a single sheet of carbon atoms could lead to new designs for optical quantum computers. Physicists have shown that tailored graphene structures enable single photons to interact with each other. more
Microsoft open-sources its quantum computing development tools  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Microsoft’s quantum computer may not have a working qubit yet, but the company has been hard at work on building the tools to program future quantum computers. Over the course of the last few... more
New holographic technique opens the way for quantum computation  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Photography measures how much light of different color hits the photographic film. However, light is also a wave, and is therefore characterized by the phase. Phase specifies the position of... more
Quantum computing with graphene plasmons  nanowerk · 2 weeks
In their proposed graphene quantum logic gate, scientists show that if single plasmons are created in nanoribbons made out of graphene, two plasmons in different nanoribbons can interact through their electric fields. more
Researchers take a bottom-up approach to synthesizing nanodiamonds for bioimaging, quantum computing  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Researchers used extremely high pressure and temperature to dope nanodiamonds. They used this approach to dope nanodiamonds with silicon, causing the diamonds to glow... more
Bottom-up approach can synthesize microscopic diamonds for bioimaging, quantum computing  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Scientists are excited about diamonds—not the types that adorn jewelry, but the microscopic variety that are less than the width of a human hair. These so-called "nanodiamonds" are... more
A novel technique that uses quantum light to measure temperature at the nanoscale  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Being able to measure, and monitor, temperatures and temperature changes at miniscule scales—inside a cell or in micro and nano-electronic components—has the... more
A quantum leap in particle simulation  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A group of scientists at the Department of Energy's Fermilab has figured out how to use quantum computing to simulate the fundamental interactions that hold together our universe. more
Strongly correlated quantum walks with a 12-qubit superconducting processor  Science Magazine · 2 weeks
Quantum walks are the quantum analogs of classical random walks, which allow simulating large-scale quantum many-body systems and realizing universal quantum computation without time-dependent control. We experimentally demonstrate quantum walks... more
Transforming waste heat into clean energy  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Through a mechanism known as the Spin Hall effect, it has been shown that a voltage can be generated by harnessing differences in spin populations on a metal contact attached to a ferromagnetic material. Researchers used... more
Scientists connect quantum bits with sound over record distances  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Scientists with the Institute for Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago have made two breakthroughs in the quest to develop quantum technology. In one study, they entangled two quantum... more
Novel software to balance data processing load in supercomputers to be presented  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The modern-age adage "work smarter, not harder" stresses the importance of not only working to produce, but also making efficient use of resources. more
Physicists set a new record of quantum memory efficiency  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Like memory in conventional computers, quantum memory components are essential for quantum computers—a new generation of data processors that exploit quantum mechanics and can overcome the limitations of classical computers.... more
New record of quantum memory efficiency  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A joint research team has set a new record of photonic quantum memory efficiency, pushing quantum computation a step closer to reality. more
Remote connections? Detangling entanglement in quantum physics  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Quantum computers, quantum cryptography and quantum (insert name here) are often in the news these days. Articles about them inevitably refer to entanglement, a property of quantum physics that makes all these magical devices... more
New robust device may scale up quantum tech, researchers say  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers have been trying for many years to build a quantum computer that industry could scale up, but the building blocks of quantum computing, qubits, still aren't robust... more
Nanocomponent is a quantum leap for Danish physicists  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
University of Copenhagen researchers have developed a nanocomponent that emits light particles carrying quantum information. Less than one-tenth the width of a human hair, the miniscule component makes it possible to scale... more
Nanocomponent is a quantum leap  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have developed a nanocomponent that emits light particles carrying quantum information. Less than one-tenth the width of a human hair, the minuscule component makes it possible to scale up and could ultimately reach the capabilities required for... more
Combinatorial optimization by simulating adiabatic bifurcations in nonlinear Hamiltonian systems  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
Combinatorial optimization problems are ubiquitous but difficult to solve. Hardware devices for these problems have recently been developed by various approaches, including quantum computers. Inspired by recently proposed... more
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