Posts tagged with: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Keeping It Real: Quantum Computing Has a Hype Problem

A decade and more ago, I [Sankar Das Sarma, author] was often asked when I thought a real quantum computer would be built...(It is interesting that I no longer face...

MIT Lincoln Laboratory Wins 2021 R&D Award for Free-Space Quantum Network Link Architecture

Nine technologies developed at MIT Lincoln Laboratory have been selected as R&D 100 Award winners for 2021. Since 1963, this awards program has recognized the 100 most significant technologies transitioned...

Physicists Demonstrate Exotic Superconductivity With Possible Implications for Quantum Computing

MIT physicists and colleagues have demonstrated an exotic form of superconductivity in a new material the team synthesized only about a year ago. Although predicted in the 1960s, until now...

Creating Dynamic Symmetry in Quantum Systems

Physicists and engineers have long been interested in creating new forms of matter, those not typically found in nature. Such materials might find use someday in, for example, novel computer...

Champion of Quantum Computing and Women in Stem Heads to MIT

Virginia M. “Ginni” Rometty, a business leader and champion of diversity in the workplace, will serve as the next MIT Visiting Innovation Fellow for the coming academic year....

Work on Quantum Materials Earns the Max Planck-Humboldt Research Award

Pablo Jarillo-Herrero, the Cecil and Ida Green Professor of Physics at MIT, has received the 2021 Max Planck-Humboldt Research Award from the Max Planck Society and the Alexander von Humboldt...