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Topological photons could make qubits for quantum computers

20/09/2018

Topological insulators are a recently discovered phase of matter that are electrical insulators in the bulk but which can conduct electricity on their surface via special “topologically protected” surface electronic states. These states have remarkable…

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New photonic chip promises more robust quantum computers

New photonic chip promises more robust quantum computers

14/09/2018

Scientists, led by RMIT's Alberto Peruzzo have developed a topological photonic chip to process quantum information, promising a more robust option for scalable quantum computers.

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Making light work of quantum computing

21/08/2018

Light may be the missing ingredient in making usable quantum silicon computer chips, according to an international study featuring #CQC2T Professor Timothy Ralph from the University of Queensland.

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CQC2T physicist Dr Rose Ahlefeldt named ACT Scientist of the Year

10/08/2018

Congratulation to CQC2T researcher Dr Rose Ahlefeldt from the Australian National University (ANU) who was named ACT Scientist of the Year.

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Tuning in to quantum: scientists unlock signal frequency control of precision atom qubits

Tuning in to quantum: scientists unlock signal frequency control of precision atom qubits

16/07/2018

CQC2T scientists have achieved a new milestone in their approach to creating a quantum computer chip in silicon, demonstrating the ability to tune the control frequency of a qubit.

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World record set in quantum computing simulation – equivalent to a billion laptops

27/06/2018

CQC2T scientists have set a world record in simulating quantum power on a classical computer, demonstrating more quantum data crunching than any of the existing quantum computer prototypes.

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Towards greater MRI sensitivity by harnessing quantum hyperpolarisation

Towards greater MRI sensitivity by harnessing quantum hyperpolarisation

29/03/2018

Researchers at the University of Melbourne have developed a technique which could increase the sensitivity of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for patient diagnosis. The new technique works by increasing the strength of the magnetic field…

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Journal edited by Prof Simmons enters JCR as highest ranked in quantum information

Journal edited by Prof Simmons enters JCR as highest ranked in quantum information

28/03/2018

npj Quantum Information (npjQI), edited by CQC2T Director Prof Michelle Simmons, has entered the highly regarded Journal Citation Report (login required) as the top ranked quantum information journal with an impact factor of 9.111. npjQI…

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Feynman inspires new CQC2T Nature Communications paper

Feynman inspires new CQC2T Nature Communications paper

07/03/2018

UNSW physics researcher Sam Gorman Director of CQC2T, Scientia Professor Michelle Simmons said her team's approach to building a quantum computer "from the ground up, atom by atom" is inspired by physicist Richard Feynman who…

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Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship awarded to CQC2T post-graduate student

Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship awarded to CQC2T post-graduate student

25/01/2018

CQC²T is proud to announce that one of our new 2018 PhD students has been awarded a Westpac Future Leaders Scholarship to undertake post-graduate study. Joseph Rowlands graduated with First Class Honours for his experimental…

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Bright sparks: How Griffith researchers are using light to build a better supercomputer

Bright sparks: How Griffith researchers are using light to build a better supercomputer

16/01/2018

Griffith University researchers are building the next wave of supercomputers. Work published in Light: Science and Applications shows a new technique for a quick and reliable characterisation of integrated quantum chips that encode information using light…

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Quantum “spooky action at a distance” becoming practical

06/01/2018

Scientists from Griffith University have overcome a major challenge in applying a strange quantum effect to real applications. The team from the Centre for Quantum Dynamics have demonstrated how to rigorously test if pairs of photons –…

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