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New robust device may scale up quantum tech, researchers say  PHYS.ORG · 19 hours
Researchers have been trying for many years to build a quantum computer that industry could scale up, but the building blocks of quantum computing, qubits, still aren't robust... more
Nanocomponent is a quantum leap for Danish physicists  PHYS.ORG · 22 hours
University of Copenhagen researchers have developed a nanocomponent that emits light particles carrying quantum information. Less than one-tenth the width of a human hair, the miniscule component makes it possible to scale... more
Nanocomponent is a quantum leap  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 days
Researchers have developed a nanocomponent that emits light particles carrying quantum information. Less than one-tenth the width of a human hair, the minuscule component makes it possible to scale up and could ultimately reach the capabilities required for... more
Combinatorial optimization by simulating adiabatic bifurcations in nonlinear Hamiltonian systems  Science Magazine · 6 days
Combinatorial optimization problems are ubiquitous but difficult to solve. Hardware devices for these problems have recently been developed by various approaches, including quantum computers. Inspired by recently proposed... more
Drones, supercomputers and sonar deployed against floods  ABC NEWS · 7 days
Drones, super-computers and sonar that scans deep underwater are helping to maintain flood control projects _ and predict where rivers will roar out of their banks more
Forecasters turn to array of technology to fight floodwaters  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
An arsenal of new technology is being put to the test fighting floods this year as rivers inundate towns and farm fields across the central United States. Drones, supercomputers and... more
Forecasters turn to array of technology to fight floodwaters  ABC NEWS · 1 week
Drones, super-computers and sonar that scans deep underwater are helping to maintain flood control projects _ and predict where rivers will roar out of their banks more
Researchers use noise data to increase reliability of quantum computers  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A new technique by researchers at Princeton University, University of Chicago and IBM significantly improves the reliability of quantum computers by harnessing data about the noisiness of operations... more
Improving quantum computers  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
For decades, experts have predicted that quantum computers will someday perform difficult tasks, such as simulating complex chemical systems, that can't be done by conventional computers. But so far, these machines haven't lived up to their potential because of error-prone... more
World-record quantum computing result for Sydney teams  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
A world-record result in reducing errors in semiconductor 'spin qubits', a type of building block for quantum computers, has been achieved using the theoretical work of quantum physicists at the University of Sydney Nano... more
World-record quantum computing  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
A world-record result in reducing errors in semiconductor electron 'spin qubits', a type of building block for quantum computers, has been achieved. more
Scientists develop way to identify topological materials  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
In the decades since they were first theorized, scientists have suggested that the exotic properties of topological materials—that is, materials that maintain their electrical properties even in the face of radical temperature shifts or... more
Largest, fastest array of microscopic 'traffic cops' for optical communications  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Engineers have built a new photonic switch that can control the direction of light passing through optical fibers faster and more efficiently than ever. This optical 'traffic cop'... more
Quantum simulation more stable than expected  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A localization phenomenon boosts the accuracy of solving quantum many-body problems with quantum computers. These problems are otherwise challenging for conventional computers. This brings such digital quantum simulation within reach using quantum devices available today. more
Largest, fastest array of microscopic 'traffic cops' for optical communications  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley have built a new photonic switch that can control the direction of light passing through optical fibers faster and more efficiently... more
Research provides speed boost to quantum computers  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
A new finding by researchers at the University of Chicago promises to improve the speed and reliability of current and next generation quantum computers by as much as ten times. By combining principles from... more
New algorithm optimizes quantum computing problem-solving  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Researchers have developed an algorithm that enhances the ability of a quantum computer to more efficiently find the best solution for complicated problems. more
The golden path towards new two-dimensional semiconductors (w/video)  nanowerk · 2 weeks
Two-dimensional (2D) semiconductors are promising for quantum computing and future electronics. Now, researchers can convert metallic gold into semiconductor and customize the material atom-by-atom on boron nitride nanotubes. more
The golden path towards new two-dimensional semiconductors  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Two-dimensional (2-D) semiconductors are promising for quantum computing and future electronics. Now, researchers can convert metallic gold into semiconductor and customize the material atom-by-atom on boron nitride nanotubes. more
New algorithm optimizes quantum computing problem-solving  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Tohoku University researchers have developed an algorithm that enhances the ability of a Canadian-designed quantum computer to more efficiently find the best solution for complicated problems, according to a study published in the journal Scientific Reports. more
At the 2-D scale, isotopic composition has unforeseen effects on light emission  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Compared to bulk materials, atomically thin materials like transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) offer size and tunability advantages over traditional materials in developing miniature electronic... more
Scientists build a machine to quantum superposition of possible futures  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In the 2018 movie Avengers: Infinity War, a scene featured Dr. Strange looking into 14 million possible futures to search for a single timeline in which the heroes... more
Scientific computing in the cloud gets down to Earth  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
In a groundbreaking effort, seismology researchers have conducted a continent-scale survey for seismic signatures of industrial activity in the Amazon Web Services commercial cloud (AWS), then rapidly downloaded the results... more
Laser focus sheds light on two sources of nanoparticle formation  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Supercomputer tells origin story of nanoparticle size distributions with large-scale ablation simulations. more
Scientists discover how RNA poII maintains accurate transcription with super computer  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
The message of life is encoded in our genomic DNA through transcription of messenger RNAs and translation of proteins to perform cellular functions. To ensure accurate... more
Team harnesses spin of electrons to power tech devices  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Building on the Air Force's need to develop tech devices that require minimal charging in the field, the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) is using principles in quantum... more
Harnessing the spin of electrons to power tech devices  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists are using principles in quantum science and engineering to build a graphene-based logic device. This new technology will improve the energy efficiency of battery-dependent devices from cell phones to... more
Right combination of crystal grains makes superior shape memory alloys  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Researchers have shown, through a supercomputer simulation, that high strength and shape memory can be realized at the same time by combining crystal grains of different sizes, a... more
Putting a new spin on Majorana fermions  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Scientists have proposed a new method for producing more robust Majorana fermions, a kind of quasiparticle that could act as stable bits of information in next-generation quantum computers. more
Supercomputers help supercharge protein assembly  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
Using proteins derived from jellyfish, scientists assembled a complex sixteen protein structure composed of two stacked octamers by supercharging alone. This research could be applied to useful technologies such as pharmaceutical targeting, artificial energy harvesting, 'smart' sensing and... more
Supercomputers help supercharge protein assembly  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Red blood cells are amazing. They pick up oxygen from our lungs and carry it all over our body to keep us alive. The hemoglobin molecule in red blood cells transports oxygen by changing its shape in an... more
Experimental learning of quantum states  Science Magazine · 4 weeks
The number of parameters describing a quantum state is well known to grow exponentially with the number of particles. This scaling limits our ability to characterize and simulate the evolution of arbitrary states to systems, with no more... more
NASA: 360-Degree Visualization Shows Galactic Center  SCI-NEWS.COM · 4 weeks
A new immersive, 360-degree, ultra-high-definition visualization provides more details of what NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory sees in X-rays around the supermassive black hole at... more
In the future, everyone might use quantum computers  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Computers were once considered high-end technology, only accessible to scientists and trained professionals. But there was a seismic shift in the history of computing during the second half of the 1970s. It... more
Optical toric code platform sets new record  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
Anyons form the basis for topological quantum computation and error correction, where the topological aspect of anyonic braiding is one of the important features that gives rise to fault tolerance. More qubits to control... more
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