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200 times faster than ever before: The speediest quantum operation yet  SCIENCE DAILY · 16 hours
A group of physicists at UNSW Sydney have built a super-fast version of the central building block of a quantum computer. The research is the milestone... more
Two-qubit gate: the speediest quantum operation yet  PHYS.ORG · 21 hours
A group of scientists led by 2018 Australian of the Year Professor Michelle Simmons have achieved the first two-qubit gate between atom qubits in silicon—a major milestone on the team's quest to build an... more
The fun way to manipulate atoms  PHYS.ORG · 1 day
With their potential to perform calculations far beyond the reach of conventional supercomputers, machines harnessing certain quantum physics phenomena are expected to change the way the world solves complex problems. They will help scientists develop more... more
Quantum photonics by serendipity  PHYS.ORG · 23 hours
A photonic chip with no less than 128 tunable components proves to be a true computing "Swiss army knife" with a variety of applications. During her research on measuring light wavelengths using this photonic chip, Caterina Taballione of the University... more
Limitation exposed in promising quantum computing material  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Quantum computers promise to perform operations of great importance believed to be impossible for our technology today. Current computers process information via transistors carrying one of two units of information, either a 1 or... more
Limitation exposed in promising quantum computing material  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Physicists have theorized that a new type of material, called a three-dimensional (3-D) topological insulator (TI), could be a candidate to create qubits for quantum computing due to its special properties. A study found... more
Researchers build transistor-like gate for quantum information processing – with qudits  PHYS.ORG · 2 days
Quantum information processing promises to be much faster and more secure than what today's supercomputers can achieve, but doesn't exist yet because its building blocks, qubits,... more
How the quest for a scalable quantum computer is helping fight cancer  PHYS.ORG · 3 days
Today, someone with breast cancer may undergo several rounds of chemotherapy and spend months in limbo before medical scans can show if that particular... more
An electrically pumped phonon-polariton laser  Science Magazine · 6 days
We report a device that provides coherent emission of phonon polaritons, a mixed state between photons and optical phonons in an ionic crystal. An electrically pumped GaInAs/AlInAs quantum cascade structure provides intersubband gain into the polariton mode at... more
Microsoft's Quantum Development Kit goes open source on GitHub  Windows Central · 7 days
Quantum for everyone. What you need to know Microsoft's Quantum Development Kit is now available as an open source project on GitHub. The QDK launched in preview last year, and... more
Puzzling on a quantum chessboard  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Physicists are proposing a new model that could demonstrate the supremacy of quantum computers over classical supercomputers in solving optimization problems. They demonstrate that just a few quantum particles would be sufficient to solve the mathematically difficult N-queens... more
Solving problems on a quantum chessboard  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Physicists at the University of Innsbruck are proposing a new model that could demonstrate the supremacy of quantum computers over classical supercomputers in solving optimization problems. In a recent paper, they demonstrate that just a few... more
Quantum chemistry on quantum computers  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A new quantum algorithm has been implemented for identifying important physical quantities such as spin quantum numbers relevant to convoluted electronic wave functions on quantum computers, serving as tracking complex chemical reactions without exponential/combinatorial explosion, giving exact solutions... more
'Connecting the dots' for quantum networks  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Researchers have developed a novel technique that could enable new technologies that use properties of quantum physics for computing, communication and sensing, which may lead to 'neuromorphic' or brain-inspired computing. more
Supercomputer shows 'Chameleon Theory' could change how we think about gravity  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Supercomputer simulations of galaxies have shown that Einstein's theory of General Relativity might not be the only way to explain how gravity works or how galaxies... more
Supercomputer shows 'Chameleon Theory' could change how we think about gravity  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Supercomputer simulations of galaxies have shown that Einstein's theory of General Relativity might not be the only way to explain how gravity works or how galaxies... more
Supercomputer shows 'Chameleon Theory' could change how we think about gravity  nanowerk · 1 week
Supercomputer simulations of galaxies have shown that Einstein's theory of General Relativity might not be the only way to explain how gravity works or how galaxies... more
Machine learning model accurately classifies the stages of bladder cancer  NEWS MEDICAL · 2 weeks
The invasive and expensive diagnosis process of bladder cancer, which is one of the most common and aggressive cancers in the United States, may be soon helped by... more
Simulating quantum systems with neural networks  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
A new computational method, based on neural networks, can simulate open quantum systems with unprecedented versatility. more
Physicists use light waves to accelerate supercurrents, enable ultrafast quantum computing  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Jigang Wang patiently explained his latest discovery in quantum control that could lead to superfast computing based on quantum mechanics: He mentioned light-induced superconductivity without energy... more
Physicists use light waves to accelerate supercurrents, enable ultrafast quantum computing  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have discovered that terahertz light -- light at trillions of cycles per second -- can act as a control knob to accelerate supercurrents. That can... more
New material shows high potential for quantum computing  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists are getting closer to confirming the existence of an exotic quantum particle called Majorana fermion, crucial for fault-tolerant quantum computing -- the kind of quantum computing that addresses errors during its... more
New material shows high potential for quantum computing  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Researchers are getting closer to confirming the existence of an exotic quantum particle called Majorana fermion, crucial for fault-tolerant quantum computing - the kind of quantum computing that addresses errors during its... more
New material shows high potential for quantum computing  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A joint team of scientists at the University of California, Riverside, and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology is getting closer to confirming the existence of an exotic quantum particle called Majorana fermion,... more
Optimal quantum computation linked to gravity  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Information and gravity may seem like completely different things, but one thing they have in common is that they can both be described in the framework of geometry. Building on this connection, a new paper suggests... more
Building a bridge to the quantum world  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Entanglement is one of the main principles of quantum mechanics. Physicists from Professor Johannes Fink's research group at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria) have found a way to use a... more
D-Wave launches its quantum hybrid platform  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
D-Wave, one of the earliest quantum computing startups, today announced the general availability of D-Wave Hybrid, it’s open-source hybrid workflow platform that makes it easier for developers to build — you guessed it — hybrid quantum... more
Researchers explore architectural design of quantum computers  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A recent study led by Princeton University researchers, in collaboration with University of Maryland and IBM, explored the architectural design of quantum computers (QC). In a paper presented at the 2019 ACM/IEEE International Symposium... more
Research reveals exotic quantum states in double-layer graphene  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Findings shed new light on the nature of electron interactions in quantum systems and establishing a potential new platform for future quantum computers. more
Machine learning reveals how strongly interacting electrons behave at atomic level  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A team of scientists collaborating across theoretical and experimental physics and computer science, have developed and trained a new Machine Learning (ML) technique, to finally understand... more
Machine learning reveals how strongly interacting electrons behave at atomic level  nanowerk · 3 weeks
A team of scientists, collaborating across theoretical and experimental physics and computer science, have developed and trained a new Machine Learning technique, to finally understand how... more
Power of simple physical models for complex protein machines  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
The function of protein machines in biological cells is so complex that even supercomputers cannot predict their cycles at atomic detail. But many aspects of their operation at mesoscales can... more
Physicists develop new method to prove quantum entanglement  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
One of the essential features required for the realization of a quantum computer is quantum entanglement. A team of physicists from the University of Vienna and the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW)... more
A further step towards reliable quantum computation  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
A team of physicists introduces a novel technique to detect entanglement even in large-scale quantum systems with unprecedented efficiency. This brings scientists one step closer to the implementation of reliable quantum computation. The new... more
New findings could lead to cheaper solar cells  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
At the atomic scale materials can show a rich palette of dynamic behaviour, which directly affects the physical properties of these materials. For many years, it has been a dream to describe... more
Boosting light-based computing  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
University of Twente spinoff company QuiX is currently developing a photonic chip using the quantum properties of light for carrying out complex calculations. The new chip, of which a first version is already operational, calculates using light, photons, and will... more
US Bars China Supercomputer Firms, Institute From Buying American Parts  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
The US Commerce Department said on Friday it was adding several Chinese companies and a government-owned institute involved in supercomputing with military applications to its national security "entity... more
How quantum technology could revolutionise the detection and treatment of diseases  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
When you hear the word 'quantum," you may imagine physicists working on a new ground breaking theory. Or perhaps you've read about quantum computers and how... more
5 Chinese Supercomputer Companies Blacklisted by US Over Security Fears  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
United States is blacklisting five Chinese organisations involved in supercomputing with military-related applications, citing national security as a justification for denying its Asian geopolitical rival access to critical... more
Researchers make steps toward debugging tools for quantum computers  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
In classical computing, debugging programs is one of the most time-consuming tasks in software development. Successful debugging relies on software development tools and also on the experience of the programmer.... more
Researchers demonstrate new path to reliable quantum computation  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers at the University of Chicago published a novel technique for improving the reliability of quantum computers by accessing higher energy levels than traditionally considered. Most prior work in quantum computation deals... more
Perfect quantum portal emerges at exotic interface  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have captured the most direct evidence to date of Klein tunneling, a quantum quirk that allows particles to tunnel through a barrier like it's not even there. The result may enable engineers to... more
Machine learning unlocks mysteries of quantum physics  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Understanding electrons' intricate behavior has led to discoveries that transformed society, such as the revolution in computing made possible by the invention of the transistor. more
Perfect quantum portal emerges at exotic interface  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Researchers at the University of Maryland have captured the most direct evidence to date of a quantum quirk that allows particles to tunnel through a barrier like it's not even there. The result, featured... more
A sound idea: A step towards quantum computing  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A team at the University of Tsukuba studied a novel process for creating coherent lattice waves inside silicon crystals using ultrashort laser pulses. Using theoretical calculations combined with experimental results that were... more
Secure quantum communications in the microwave range for the first time  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Mikel Sanz, of the Physical Chemistry Department of UPV/EHU, leads the theoretical group for an experiment published by the prestigious journal, Nature Communications. The experiment has... more
A sound idea: a step towards quantum computing  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Researchers have developed a new method for using lasers to create tiny lattice waves inside silicon crystals that can encode quantum information. By taking advantage of existing silicon hardware, this work may... more
China loses ground in top supercomputer list  BBC · 4 weeks
There are slightly fewer Chinese machines, and some more US ones, in the list of top supercomputers. more
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