Government & Policy

U.S. Air Force Courts Prospective Cutting-edge Tech Company “Spectral Quantum Technologies”

U.S. Air Force Courts Prospective Cutting-edge Tech Company “Spectral Quantum Technologies” Catalyst Campus Overflows for AFRL Space Accelerator Demo Day Excerpts and salient points ~ +  [T]he Air Force Research Lab Space Vehicles Directorate and the Catalyst Space Accelerator were looking for non-traditional companies that […]

The Race for Quantum Computing: U.K. Status

The Race for Quantum Computing: U.K. Status Excellent discussion and tracking of the U.K. MoD quantum programme and related U.K. Government initiatives. The race for quantum computing is surely on. Qubit. Mapping the Race to Quantum Computing: The UK National Quantum Technologies Programme – The […]

Sampling of Quantum Computing; French Perspective

Sampling of Quantum Computing; French Perspective Computers: Promises of the Quantum Dawn Excerpts and salient points ~ +  In this race for the greatest number of qubits and the creation of a quantum computer, two systems, currently neck and neck, offer the most interesting prospects. […]

U.S. National Science Foundation Issues Request for Information on U.S. National Strategic Overview for Quantum Information Science

U.S. National Science Foundation Issues Request for Information on U.S. National Strategic Overview for Quantum Information Science Request for Information on National Strategic Overview for Quantum Information Science AGENCY: National Science Foundation. ACTION: Notice of Request for Information. SUMMARY: The National Science and Technology Council […]

U.S. Air Force Tests Quantum Communication; Quantum Key Distribution

Air Force Research Laboratory demonstrates world’s first daytime free-space quantum communication enabled by adaptive optics.  The Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) Starfire Optical Range (SOR) recently demonstrated quantum communication in daylight under conditions representative of space-to-Earth satellite links. “This is the world’s first such demonstration, […]

U.S. DoD Defense Information Systems Agency Seeking Quantum-resistant Algorithms

U.S. DoD Defense Information Systems Agency Seeking Quantum-resistant Algorithms.  The U.S. DoD Defense Information Systems Agency is seeking quantum-resistant algorithm prototypes.  The effort appears to have the same goal as the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Post-quantum Cryptography Project.  The NIST project […]

Proposed: The China Technology Transfer Control Act of 2019

Proposed: The China Technology Transfer Control Act of 2019.  The U.S. Senate has introduced a new bill aimed at thwarting China’s intellectual property theft.  The proposed legislation focusses on disruptive technologies.  This includes quantum computing.  Qubit. Excerpts and salient points ~ •  The China Technology […]

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Adds Quantum Information Science Home

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Adds Quantum Information Science Home. New research facility will serve ORNL’s growing mission in computing, materials research and development.  Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Congressman Chuck Fleischmann and lab officials today broke ground on a multipurpose research facility that will provide state-of-the-art […]