Technology & Hardware

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. […]

Passive Measurement-Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution

Efficient Passive Measurement-Device-Independent Quantum Key Distribution Author(s): Chun-Hui Zhang, Chun-Mei Zhang, and Qin Wang  To date, only active-decoy-state methods have been adopted in current measurement-device-independent (MDI) quantum key distribution (QKD) protocols, causing security loopholes when modulating multiple light intensities with practical devices. To solve this […]

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 […]

Tangent to Quantum Computing:  Quantum Spin of Electrons Providing High-Capacity Information Storage

Tangent to Quantum Computing:  Quantum Spin of Electrons Providing High-Capacity Information Storage Researchers at Argonne have discovered a way to control the direction of electron spin in a cobalt-iron alloy, influencing its magnetic properties. The result could have implications for more powerful and energy-efficient materials […]

QPress to Build Flakey Material for Quantum Information Science Studies

QPress to Build Flakey Material for Quantum Information Science Studies. Building a Printing Press for New Quantum Materials.  Brookhaven National Laboratory.  Scientists at Brookhaven Lab’s Center for Functional Nanomaterials are developing an automated system to synthesize entirely new materials made from stacked atomically thin two-dimensional […]

Quantum Internet Development a Melting Pot of Engineering, Physics, and Mathematics

Quantum Internet Development a Melting Pot of Engineering, Physics, and Mathematics.  Thorough discussion covering many of the aspects necessary to build a quantum internet.  Qubit. ‘We need to think out of the box’: physicist Maria Spiropulu on how to build the quantum internet Experimental physicist […]

Sticking to the Facts In Science and The White House: The National Quantum Initiative Act

Sticking to the Facts In Science and The White House: The National Quantum Initiative Act.  Pertinent commentary from Mr. Gabriel Popkin, science writer.  Qubit. Why Journalists Are Wrong to Say Trump Is at War With Science.  By endorsing the overblown rhetoric that science is under […]