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Researchers leap closer to quantum computing with new optical microchip

Researchers leap closer to quantum computing with new optical microchip

11/12/2018

#CQC2T Chief Investigators from Griffith, ANU and UNSW investigate an optical microchip that has most of the basic functionality required for creating future quantum computer.

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Harnessing the power of ‘spin-orbit’ coupling: scaling up spin-based quantum computation

Harnessing the power of ‘spin-orbit’ coupling: scaling up spin-based quantum computation

10/12/2018

Research teams from UNSW are investigating multiple pathways to scale up atom-based computing architectures using spin-orbit coupling – advancing towards their goal of building a silicon-based quantum computer in Australia. Australian scientists have investigated new…

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Quantum computing at scale: Australian scientists achieve compact, sensitive qubit readout

Quantum computing at scale: Australian scientists achieve compact, sensitive qubit readout

27/11/2018

A group led by Australian of the Year, Professor Michelle Simmons, has overcome another critical technical hurdle for building a silicon-based quantum computer. The authors of the paper, from left to right: PhD student Mark…

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World experts heading down under to talk silicon quantum computing

World experts heading down under to talk silicon quantum computing

14/11/2018

Scientists from around the world are landing in Sydney this week to join discussions on the latest research in silicon quantum computing with renowned physicist and Australian of the Year, Professor Michelle Simmons, and UNSW…

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Griffith’s precision measurement takes it to the limit

06/11/2018

Griffith University researchers have demonstrated a procedure for making precise measurements of speed, acceleration, material properties and even gravity waves possible, approaching the ultimate sens

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Tests show integrated quantum chip operations possible

Tests show integrated quantum chip operations possible

31/10/2018

Two fundamental quantum techniques have been combined by a UNSW team in a integrated silicon chip for the first time, confirming the promise of using silicon for quantum computing. Quantum computers that are capable of…

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AI changing the way scientists carry out experiments

AI changing the way scientists carry out experiments

20/10/2018

This latest research has demonstrated the potential for AI to optimise cold atomic systems. The solution found by the AI can trap twice as many cold atoms in half the time.

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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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School students get exclusive insights into the world of quantum

School students get exclusive insights into the world of quantum

10/08/2018

Hundreds of school students got a rare peek into what life as a scientist could be like, as Professor Michelle Simmons opened the doors of the Centre of Excellence for Quantum Computation and Communication Technology…

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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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