Connecting (quantum) dots: Spin technique moves researchers closer to creating first viable high-speed quantum computer
Recent research offers a new spin on using nanoscale semiconductor structures to build faster computers and electronics. Literally.
Physicists develop method for quantum computers
Quantum computers can solve certain problems much faster than their classical counterparts, but their realization on a scale relevent for practical applications has proven to be very difficult. However, this ...
Computing in the quantum dimension
A huge consortium of European researchers is solving some of the fundamental obstacles blocking real quantum computing applications in the short term. At the same time, it is helping to pave the way to a quantum ...
Digging deep into diamonds, physicists advance quantum science and technology
By creating diamond-based nanowire devices, a team at Harvard has taken another step towards making applications based on quantum science and technology possible.
Large scale qubit generation for quantum computing
Scientists using lasers to cool and control molecules
(PhysOrg.com) -- Ever since audiences heard Goldfinger utter the famous line, “No, Mr. Bond; I expect you to die,” as a laser beam inched its way toward James Bond and threatened to cut him in half, lasers ...
Researchers demonstrate entanglement of two quantum bits inside of a semiconductor
Trade-off coding for quantum communication provides more benefits than previously thought
Ultra-thin wires for quantum computing
Take a fine strand of silica fiber, attach it at each end to a slow-turning motor, gently torture it over an unflickering flame until it just about reaches its melting point and then pull it apart. The middle ...
Keeping it together: Protecting entanglement from decoherence and sudden death
Researchers find qubits based on trapped ions offer a promising scalable platform for quantum computing
Scalable device for quantum information processing
(Phys.org) -- Researchers in NPL's Quantum Detection Group have demonstrated for the first time a monolithic 3D ion microtrap array which could be scaled up to handle several tens of ion-based quantum bits ...
A bridge to the quantum world: Dirac electrons found in unique material
In a discovery that helps clear a new path toward quantum computers, University of Michigan physicists have found elusive Dirac electrons in a superconducting material.
16 atomic ions simulate a quantum antiferromagnet
(Phys.org) —Frustration crops up throughout nature when conflicting constraints on a physical system compete with one another. The way nature resolves these conflicts often leads to exotic phases of matter ...