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Qubits comprised of holes could be the trick to build faster, larger quantum computers

Qubits comprised of holes could be the trick to build faster, larger quantum computers

02/04/2021

A new study by FLEET and CQC2T indicates holes may be the solution to operational speed/coherence trade-off, potential scaling up of qubits to a mini-quantum computer.

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CQC2T CI Professor Sven Rogge has been elected President of the Australian Institute of Physics (AIP)

CQC2T CI Professor Sven Rogge has been elected President of the Australian Institute of Physics (AIP)

09/02/2021

Professor Rogge says the main objective of his presidency will be to engage with physicists at all career stages in Australia, in both academia and industry.

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Prof Elanor Huntington has been elected as a 2020 Fellow to the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE).

Prof Elanor Huntington has been elected as a 2020 Fellow to the Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering (ATSE).

18/01/2021

Prof Huntington's Fellowship recognises her "historic breakthroughs in quantum computing", including proving certain light beams can be destroyed, teleported and then perfectly reassembled.

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BLOG: THE LITHOGRAPHER: QUANTUM ISSUE

BLOG: THE LITHOGRAPHER: QUANTUM ISSUE

09/12/2020

QC²T Director, Prof. Michelle Simmons talk to The Lithographer about quantum computing research and her unique fabrication process.

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CQC2T WOMEN IN STEM PHD AND HONOURS SCHOLARSHIPS – applications close 11 January 2021

CQC2T WOMEN IN STEM PHD AND HONOURS SCHOLARSHIPS – applications close 11 January 2021

02/12/2020

CQC2T is looking for female PhD and Honours students to join our multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers developing quantum computing and communication technologies of the future.

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Hitting the quantum ‘sweet spot’: researchers find best position for atom qubits in silicon

Hitting the quantum ‘sweet spot’: researchers find best position for atom qubits in silicon

01/12/2020

Researchers from CQC2T working with Silicon Quantum Computing have located the ‘sweet spot’ for positioning qubits in silicon to scale up atom-based quantum processors.

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Reimagining the laser: new ideas from quantum theory could herald a revolution

Reimagining the laser: new ideas from quantum theory could herald a revolution

27/10/2020

A team of Australian quantum theorists has shown how to break a bound that had been believed, for 60 years, to fundamentally limit the coherence of lasers.

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Silence, please: UNSW scientists create quietest semiconductor quantum bits on record

Silence, please: UNSW scientists create quietest semiconductor quantum bits on record

08/10/2020

Researchers at UNSW Sydney have demonstrated the lowest noise level on record for a semiconductor quantum bit, or qubit.

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Nano-microscope gives first direct observation of the magnetic properties of 2-D materials

Nano-microscope gives first direct observation of the magnetic properties of 2-D materials

18/09/2020

CQC2T researchers study the magnetic properties of ultrathin materials directly, via a new microscopy technique that opens the door to the discovery of more two-dimensional (2D) magnetic materials.

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New quantum paradox reveals contradiction between widely-held beliefs

New quantum paradox reveals contradiction between widely-held beliefs

18/08/2020

Quantum physicists at Griffith University have unveiled a new paradox that says, when it comes to certain long-held beliefs about nature, “something’s gotta give”.

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AIP ARC Seminar – Go big or go home: scaling up quantum computing with optical continuous-variable systems

AIP ARC Seminar – Go big or go home: scaling up quantum computing with optical continuous-variable systems

31/07/2020

CQC²T Chief Investigator A.Prof Nicolas Menicucci will be presenting his research on scaling up quantum computing with optical continuous-variable systems at the AIP online seminar - 11am 6th August.

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Scientists strengthen quantum building blocks in milestone critical for scale-up

Scientists strengthen quantum building blocks in milestone critical for scale-up

21/07/2020

A team led by CQC2T CI Prof Sven Rogge have significantly increased the coherence time of a spin-orbit qubit in silicon, opening up a new pathway to scale silicon quantum computers

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