Towards a global quantum network: Photoelectron trapping in double quantum dots
Fujitsu develops world's fastest processor
(AP) -- Japanese computer maker Fujitsu Ltd. said Wednesday that it has successfully developed the world's fastest supercomputer processing unit with more than twice the speed of the current leader.
Scientists say it's high 'NOON' for microwave photons
An important milestone toward the realization of a large-scale quantum computer, and further demonstration of a new level of the quantum control of light, were accomplished by a team of scientists at UC Santa ...
A first: Stanford engineers build computer using carbon nanotube technology
A team of Stanford engineers has built a basic computer using carbon nanotubes, a semiconductor material that has the potential to launch a new generation of electronic devices that run faster, while using ...
New largest number factored on a quantum device is 56,153
Engineers build first sub-10-nm carbon nanotube transistor
First-ever calculation performed on optical quantum computer chip
(PhysOrg.com) -- A primitive quantum computer that uses single particles of light (photons) whizzing through a silicon chip has performed its first mathematical calculation. This is the first time a calculation ...
Barrier to faster graphene devices identified and suppressed
These days graphene is the rock star of materials science, but it has an Achilles heel: It is exceptionally sensitive to its electrical environment.
Quantum algorithm breakthrough
An international research group led by scientists from the University of Bristol, UK, and the University of Queensland, Australia, has demonstrated a quantum algorithm that performs a true calculation for the first time. ...
Hot new material can keep electronics cool: Few atomic layers of graphene reveal unique thermal properties
Professor Alexander Balandin and a team of UC Riverside researchers, including Chun Ning Lau, an associate professor of physics, have taken another step toward new technology that could keep laptops and other electronic devices ...
The surprising usefulness of sloppy arithmetic
Ask a computer to add 100 and 100, and its answer will be 200. But what if it sometimes answered 202, and sometimes 199, or any other number within about 1 percent of the correct answer?
339 Gbps: High-energy physicists smash records for network data transfer
(Phys.org)—Physicists led by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have smashed yet another series of records for data-transfer speed. The international team of high-energy physicists, computer ...
Physicists demonstrate the quantum von Neumann architecture
A new paradigm in quantum information processing has been demonstrated by physicists at UC Santa Barbara. Their results are published in this week's issue of Science Express online.
Researchers produce world's first programmable nanoprocessor
Engineers and scientists collaborating at Harvard University and the MITRE Corporation have developed and demonstrated the world's first programmable nanoprocessor.