In first head-to-head speed test with conventional computing, quantum computer wins
(Phys.org) —A computer science professor at Amherst College who recently devised and conducted experiments to test the speed of a quantum computing system against conventional computing methods will soon ...
Feynman wasn't joking: Modeling quantum dynamics with ground state wavefunctions
New material for quantum computing discovered out of the blue
A common blue pigment used in the £5 note could have an important role to play in the development of a quantum computer, according to a paper published today in the journal Nature.
Large-scale quantum chip validated
A team of scientists at USC has verified that quantum effects are indeed at play in the first commercial quantum optimization processor.
MIT researchers build an all-optical transistor
Optical computing—using light rather than electricity to perform calculations—could pay dividends for both conventional computers and quantum computers, largely hypothetical devices that could perform ...
Physicists find way to boot up quantum computers 72 times faster than previously possible
Press the start button, switch on the monitor, grab a cup of coffee and off you go. That is pretty much how most us experience booting up a computer. But with a quantum computer the situation is very different. ...
Physicists show self-correcting quantum computers are theoretically possible
Teleportation with engineered quantum systems
A team of University of Queensland physicists has transmitted an atom from one location to another inside an electronic chip.
Light particles illuminate the vacuum
Researchers from the Finnish Aalto University and the Technical Research Centre of Finland succeeded in showing experimentally that vacuum has properties not previously observed. According to the laws of ...
Google engineers open gates to Quantum Computing Playground
Team finds potential way to make graphene superconducting
Scientists at the Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory and Stanford University have discovered a potential way to make graphene – a single layer of carbon atoms with great promise ...
An infallible quantum measurement
Entanglement is a key resource for upcoming quantum computers and simulators. Now, physicists in Innsbruck and Geneva realized a new, reliable method to verify entanglement in the laboratory using a minimal ...
Physicists develop revolutionary low-power polariton laser
(Phys.org) —Lasers are an unseen backbone of modern society. They're integral to technologies ranging from high-speed Internet services to Blu-ray players.
The world's first photonic router
Weizmann Institute scientists have demonstrated for the first time a photonic router – a quantum device based on a single atom that enables routing of single photons by single photons. This achievement, ...