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New Records For Silicon Quantum Computing Set By Two Australian Teams
2014-10-14 03:10:43

Provided by University of New South Wales Two research teams working in the same laboratories at UNSW Australia have found distinct solutions to a critical challenge that has held back the realization of super powerful quantum computers. The teams created two types of quantum bits, or "qubits" – the building blocks for quantum computers – that each process quantum data with an accuracy above 99%. The two findings were published simultaneously Monday, October 13 in the journal...

Campus Party Madrid 2010
2014-10-09 03:00:51

Provided by SINC Press Office Quantum mechanics has revolutionized the world of communications and computers by introducing algorithms which are much quicker and more secure in transferring information. Now researchers from the Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) and the University of Innsbruck (Austria) have published a study in the journal ‘Physical Review X’ which states that these tools can be used to apply to robots, automatons and the other agents that use artificial...

2014-10-03 16:21:18

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego startup Qubitekk (qubitekk.com) will present its quantum cryptography system for keyless authentication of machine-to-machine communications during the IQC/ETSI Quantum-Safe Crypto Workshop, to be held October 6-7 at the Fairmont Chateau Laurier in Ottawa, Canada. Dr. Duncan Earl, founder and CTO, will present Qubitekk's system at Session 5 on October 7 at 10 AM. Dr. Earl will discuss how Qubitekk's unique solution represents an...

topological insulator
2014-09-24 03:00:48

Vince Horiuchi, University of Utah University of Utah engineers discovered a way to create a special material – a metal layer on top of a silicon semiconductor – that could lead to cost-effective, superfast computers that perform lightning-fast calculations but don’t overheat. This new “topological insulator” behaves like an insulator on the inside but conducts electricity on the outside and may pave the way for quantum computers and fast spintronic devices. The research,...

Researchers Find New Way To Make Quantum Dots Glow Brighter
2014-09-18 03:05:47

American Institute of Physics Researchers from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and the University of Oklahoma have found a new way to control the properties of quantum dots, those tiny chunks of semiconductor material that glow different colors depending on their size. Quantum dots, which are so small they start to exhibit atom-like quantum properties, have a wide range of potential applications, from sensors, light-emitting diodes, and solar cells, to fluorescent tags for...

quantum technology
2014-09-03 06:02:31

Chuck Bednar for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online One of the world’s largest consumer technology companies is entering into the quantum computing market, as Google announced this week that it plans to team with researchers at UC Santa Barbara to build processors based on superconducting electronics. The Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab, which was launched by Google in May, is operated out of NASA’s Ames Research Center in Moffat Field, California and uses a quantum computer...

2014-09-02 23:10:40

ColdQuanta's System Results in First Bose Einstein Condensate in Hawaii Boulder, Colorado (PRWEB) September 02, 2014 ColdQuanta, Inc. has delivered its first complete Table-Top BEC system to Air Force Research Lab (AFRL) researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa. Within days of delivery Bose Einstein condensate(BEC) was achieved. “We are thrilled to have delivered our first complete system,“ said Rainer Kunz, CEO of ColdQuanta. He added, “We are particularly excited...

2014-08-26 12:22:34

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- San Diego startup Qubitekk (qubitekk.com) will benefit from a $3M Department of Energy grant to speed the development of unhackable quantum encryption technology that will protect the country's power grid from cyber attack. Under the DOE's Cybersecurity for Energy Delivery Systems (CEDS) program, the nation's premier program for grid security, Qubitekk will be working in partnership with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Pacific Northwest...

quantum system
2014-08-19 03:00:45

Florian Aigner, Vienna University of Technology Coupling atomic spins in diamonds to microwave resonators could lead to new quantum technologies. Researchers at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien) have now managed to dramatically prolong the time these systems can store information. The electronics we use for our computers only knows two different states: zero or one. Quantum systems on the other hand can be in different states at once, they can store a superposition of...

Scientists Record Electron's Quantum Behavior
2014-08-18 03:07:24

By Jane Marie Andrew, University of Chicago A University of Chicago-led team of researchers has developed a technique to record the quantum mechanical behavior of an individual electron contained within a nanoscale defect in diamond. Their technique uses ultrafast pulses of laser light, both to control the defect’s entire quantum state and observe how that single electron state changes over time. The work appears in this week’s online Science Express and will be published in print...


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