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The rate at which quantum computing is hitting the media stream is ever-increasing. This piece is a collection of recent articles and reports covering various aspects of quantum computing from the lens of technology and hardware. Mea Cubitt 

Quantum Computing Platform Accelerates Transition from Bulk Optics to Integrated Photonics on a Silicon Chip Smaller than a Penny | The quantum computing market is projected to reach $65 billion by 2030, a hot topic for investors and scientists alike because of its potential to solve incomprehensibly complex problems.  Source: University of Virginia.   Quantum Computing Platform Accelerates Transition from Bulk Optics to Integrated Photonics on a Silicon Chip Smaller than a Penny…

DOE Announces $54 Million to Increase Energy Efficiency in Microelectronics Technologies | The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced nearly $54 million for 10 new projects led by DOE’s National Laboratories to increase energy efficiency in microelectronics design and production. Microelectronics are critical to nearly all modern technology, including smartphones, medical equipment, power plant and electricity grids, and automobiles. Advanced microelectronics hold the potential to power innovative solutions to challenges in clean energy, climate, and national security.   Source: ENERGY.GOV.   DOE Announces $54 Million to Increase Energy Efficiency in Microelectronics Technologies…

Reinventing Microelectronics for the 21st Century | Microelectronic devices are vital to nearly every aspect of our lives—from running a small business to driving the global economy, from tracking our personal health to fighting a pandemic, and from delivering power to our homes to securing our nation’s infrastructure.  Source: ENERGY.GOV.   Reinventing Microelectronics for the 21st Century…

Promising candidates revealed for next-generation LED-based data communications | A new paper from the University of Surrey and the University of Cambridge has detailed how two relatively unexplored semiconducting materials can satisfy the telecommunication industry’s hunger for enormous amounts of data at ever-greater speeds.  Source: ScienceDaily.   Promising candidates revealed for next-generation LED-based data communications…

Gartner: 3 themes to watch in emerging technologies | Engineering trust, accelerating growth and sculpting change are the three predominant trends Gartner has selected for its Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2021. They will drive organizations to explore emerging technologies such as nonfungible tokens (NFTs), sovereign cloud, data fabric, generative AI and composable networks to help secure competitive advantage, the research firm said.  Source: TechRepublic.   Gartner: 3 themes to watch in emerging technologies…