Quantum computing

    • Investors pour $215m into quantum computer promising 1 million qubits

      Investors pour $215m into quantum computer promising 1 million qubits

      A new quantum computer under development is slated to have 1 million qubits – significantly more powerful than Google’s most recent milestone. The photon-based commercial quantum computer that runs on light is being built by PsiQuantum Corp., a Silicon Valley startup, and has recently raised $215m from prominent investors such as Microsoft Corp.’s M12 venture capital arm, BlackRock Advisors, Founders Fund, Atomico and Redpoint Ventures. 

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    • Deyan Mihaylov: Аdvances in quantum technologies are arriving at an exponential rate

      Deyan Mihaylov: Аdvances in quantum technologies are arriving at an exponential rate

      I believe that eventually, quantum supremacy will be achieved by a private research lab outside of Europe. That is not to say that research in Europe will always be lagging behind, but European universities and research centres need to concentrate on ambitious and risky goals, and then invest wisely in achieving them, says Dr. Deyan Mihaylov, postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Gravitational Physics, in an interview to Europost.

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    • Noise cancelling for quantum computers advances

      Noise cancelling for quantum computers advances

      A team from Dartmouth College and MIT has designed and conducted the first lab test to successfully detect and characterise a class of complex, “non-Gaussian” noise processes that are routinely encountered in superconducting quantum computing systems. The characterisation of non-Gaussian noise in superconducting quantum bits is a critical step toward making these systems more precise and could help accelerate their realisation, as stated by the team.

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    • New state of matter discovered

      New state of matter discovered

      A team of physicists from New York University, University of Buffalo, and Wayne State University have discovered a new state of matter, which they say has the potential to increase storage capabilities in electronic devices.

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    • First quantum entanglement image captured

      First quantum entanglement image captured

      Quantum entanglement, where two objects become intertwined and remain so no matter the distance that grows between them, is a tricky phenomenon to study let alone photograph. But scientists from the School of Physics and Astronomy to University of Glasgow have now managed the latter, capturing an image of this strange bond for the first time.

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    • Microsoft, Alphabet to teach quantum computing

      Microsoft, Alphabet to teach quantum computing

      Quantum computing is a tough nut to crack but tech giant Microsoft has now joined hands with Google’s parent company Alphabet to change that by teaching important lessons on algorithms through a short online curriculum.
      For the online curriculum to become reality, Microsoft partnered with Alphabet’s X and Brilliant platforms.

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