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New optical device brings quantum computing a step closer  PHYS.ORG · 18 hours
An international team of researchers has taken a big step closer to creating an optical quantum computer, which has the potential to engineer new drugs and optimise energy-saving methods. more
Supercomputers without waste heat  PHYS.ORG · 20 hours
Generally speaking, magnetism and the lossless flow of electrical current ("superconductivity") are competing phenomena that cannot coexist in the same sample. However, for building supercomputers, synergetically combining both states comes with major advantages as compared to today's semiconductor technology, characterized... more
Why you need a supercomputer to build a house  TechCrunch · 2 days
When the hell did building a house become so complicated? Don’t let the folks on HGTV fool you. The process of building a home nowadays is incredibly painful. Just applying... more
Supercomputers without waste heat  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 days
Physicists explore superconductivity for information processing. more
Harnessing the power of 'spin orbit' coupling in silicon: Scaling up quantum computation  PHYS.ORG · 4 days
Australian scientists have investigated new directions to scale up qubits—utilising the spin-orbit coupling of atom qubits—adding a new suite of tools to... more
A quantum machine learning algorithm based on generative models  Science Magazine · 4 days
Quantum computing and artificial intelligence, combined together, may revolutionize future technologies. A significant school of thought regarding artificial intelligence is based on generative models. Here, we propose a general quantum... more
Supercomputers without waste heat  nanowerk · 4 days
Physicists explore superconductivity for information processing. more
LIGO supercomputer upgrade will speed up groundbreaking astrophysics research  PHYS.ORG · 5 days
In 2016, an international team of scientists found definitive evidence—tiny ripples in space known as gravitational waves—to support one of the last remaining untested predictions of Einstein's theory of general... more
New building block in quantum computing demonstrated  SCIENCE DAILY · 6 days
Researchers have demonstrated a new level of control over photons encoded with quantum information. The team's experimental system allows them to manipulate the frequency of photons to bring about superposition, a state that enables... more
Researchers demonstrate new building block in quantum computing  PHYS.ORG · 7 days
Researchers with the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have demonstrated a new level of control over photons encoded with quantum information. Their research was published in Optica. more
Will light be the basis for quantum computing?  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Using a compact optical platform that exploits the quantum characteristics of light, scientists are one step closer to realizing the first powerful photonic quantum computer. The researchers revealed to have generated a... more
New quantum materials could take computing devices beyond the semiconductor era  PHYS.ORG · 1 week
Researchers from Intel Corp. and the University of California, Berkeley, are looking beyond current transistor technology and preparing the way for a new type of memory... more
New quantum materials could take computing devices beyond the semiconductor era  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Scientists in industry and academia are looking for new materials to succeed highly successful semiconductor transistors. Scientists have hit on a very promising post-transistor technology: multiferroics,... more
A new way to see stress -- using supercomputers  SCIENCE DAILY · 1 week
Supercomputer simulations show that at the atomic level, material stress doesn't behave symmetrically. Widely-used atomic stress formulae significantly underestimate stress near stress concentrators such as dislocation core, crack tip, or... more
A new way to see stress—using supercomputers  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
It's easy to take a lot for granted. Scientists do this when they study stress, the force per unit area on an object. Scientists handle stress mathematically by assuming it to have symmetry. That... more
Scientists find a way to enhance the performance of quantum computers  SCIENCE DAILY · 2 weeks
Scientists have demonstrated a theoretical method to enhance the performance of quantum computers works, an important step to scale the transformative technology. more
Scientists find a way to enhance the performance of quantum computers  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
USC scientists have demonstrated a theoretical method to enhance the performance of quantum computers, an important step to scale a technology with potential to solve some... more
Exploring quantum computing for high-energy physics  CERN · 2 weeks
Exploring quantum computing for high-energy physics Andrew Purcell cagrigor Thu, 11/15/2018 - 10:13 Eckhard Elsen, Director for Research and Computing at CERN, at the... more
Quantum computing at scale: Scientists achieve compact, sensitive qubit readout  PHYS.ORG · 2 weeks
Professor Michelle Simmons' team at UNSW Sydney has demonstrated a compact sensor for accessing information stored in the electrons of individual atoms—a breakthrough that brings us one step... more
Meet Michael, the supercomputer designed to accelerate UK research for EV batteries  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
A new supercomputer designed to speed up research on two of the UK's most important battery research projects has been installed at University College... more
This HAL 9000-Inspired AI Simulation Kept Its Virtual Astronauts Alive  SPACE.COM · 3 weeks
The supercomputer HAL 9000 in the science-fiction masterpiece "2001: A Space Odyssey" is best remembered for the chilling way it killed astronauts. Now, scientists are working on a... more
Quantum Machines raises $5.5M to build control and operational layer for quantum computers  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Quantum Machines, an Israeli startup launched by three Ph.D. physicists, wants to build the operational and control layer for quantum computing. Today,... more
Model of quantum artificial life on quantum computer  SCIENCE DAILY · 3 weeks
Researchers have developed a quantum biomimetic protocol that reproduces the characteristic process of Darwinian evolution adapted to the language of quantum algorithms and quantum computing. The researchers anticipate a future in which... more
America’s nuclear arsenal relies on this brand-new supercomputer  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
In an expansive white-tiled room in Livermore, California sits Sierra, the world’s second most powerful supercomputer. Sierra looks like an... more
Error correction in the quantum world  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Sebastian Krinner is the first winner of the Lopez-Loreta Prize at ETH Zurich. The physicist has a clear goal: he wants to build a quantum computer that is not only powerful, but also works without errors. more
Scientists create atomic scale, 2-D electronic kagome lattice  PHYS.ORG · 3 weeks
Scientists from the University of Wollongong (UOW), working with colleagues at China's Beihang University, Nankai University, and Institute of Physics at Chinese Academy of Sciences, have successfully created an atomic scale, two-dimensional... more
Atomic scale, 2D electronic kagome lattice promises energy efficient devices, quantum computers  nanowerk · 3 weeks
Scientists have successfully created an atomic scale, two-dimensional electronic kagome lattice with potential applications in electronics and quantum computing. more
Quantum computing, not AI, will define our future  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
William ("Whurley") Hurley Contributor Share on Twitter William Hurley, commonly known as whurley, is an American entrepreneur and the founder of Chaotic Moon Studios, Honest Dollar, and Equals: The Global Partnership for... more
Quantum artificial life created on the cloud  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
A project by the UPV/EHU-University of the Basque Country has for the first time implemented a model of quantum artificial life on a quantum computer. more
Climate simulations project wetter, windier hurricanes  SCIENCE DAILY · 4 weeks
New supercomputer simulations by climate scientists have shown that climate change intensified the amount of rainfall in recent hurricanes such as Katrina, Irma, and Maria by 5 to 10 percent. They further found that if those... more
Climate simulations project wetter, windier hurricanes  PHYS.ORG · 4 weeks
New supercomputer simulations by climate scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) have shown that climate change intensified the amount of rainfall in recent hurricanes such as Katrina, Irma, and Maria... more
US overtakes China in top supercomputer list  BBC · 4 weeks
A new list of the world's most powerful machines puts the US in the top two spots. more
The US now has the two fastest supercomputers in the world  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
The world’s two fastest supercomputers are now American, according to the rankings that are... more
Upgraded US supercomputers claim top two spots on Top500 list - CNET  CNET · 4 weeks
But China has more of the 500 fastest machines on the planet than ever, and the US has the fewest. more
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