Latest Quantum computer Stories

2010-05-24 12:40:00

On Monday, Australian scientists unveiled the world's smallest electronic switch measuring just a few atoms, which will shrink microchips and revolutionize computing speeds.

2010-05-11 12:54:04

McGill researchers make important contribution to the development of quantum computing.

2010-05-02 08:57:39

A team of scientists at UC Santa Barbara that helped pioneer research into the quantum properties of a small defect found in diamonds has now used cutting-edge computational techniques to produce a road map for studying defects in alternative materials.

2010-04-28 09:40:18

Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed the first "dimmer switch" for a superconducting circuit linking a quantum bit (qubit) and a quantum bus—promising technologies for storing and transporting information in future quantum computers.

2010-04-21 14:48:27

There are enticing new findings this week in the worldwide search for materials that support fault-tolerant quantum computing.

2010-04-05 10:06:52

Physicists at the University of Maryland have found a way to turn a precision measurement device into a versatile tool for manipulating quantum bits (qubits).

2010-04-01 13:35:00

Physicists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have built and tested a device for trapping electrically charged atoms (ions) that potentially could process dozens of ions at once with the most versatile control of any trap demonstrated to date.

2010-03-31 08:44:48

Largest simulation of an ideal quantum computer; efficient multi-core software developed.

2010-03-10 12:19:15

A team of physicists headed by Christian Roos and Rainer Blatt from the Institute of Quantum Optics and Quantum Information of the Austrian Academy of Sciences realize a quantum walk in a quantum system with up to 23 steps.

2010-02-28 09:07:58

Research allows control of a single electron without disturbing other nearby electrons.

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