Quantum Information Processing

Two-Dimensional Arrays, Atomic-clocks, Quantum Simulation, Quantum Computing: All from Cooling and Trapping Atoms

Two-Dimensional Arrays, Atomic-clocks, Quantum Simulation, Quantum Computing: All from Cooling and Trapping Atoms.  A report presented by nature.com consolidates results from several studies focusing on “the cooling and trapping of single strontium and ytterbium atoms in two-dimensional arrays.”  The quantum computing nexus is that these […]

DARPA Announces Optimization with Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum Devices

DARPA Announces Optimization with Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum Devices.  “DARPA’s Optimization with Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum devices (ONISQ) program will pursue a hybrid concept that combines intermediate-sized quantum devices with classical systems to solve challenging optimization problems.” (Image Credit: DARPA) (DARPA) Universal quantum computers with millions of […]

Quantum Computers Needed

Quantum Computers Needed.  Underlying knowledge of atomic structure is fundamental to new discoveries in chemistry, physics, and certainly, quantum computing.  Understanding atomic structure has been aided by supercomputers, or high-performance computing.  A great challenge to studying atomic structure is how long researchers can simulate material […]

Australian Mining Firm Jumps at Quantum Computing Materials

Australian Mining Firm Jumps at Quantum Computing Materials.  Australian mining firm, Archer Exploration, aims to develop corporate intellectual property based-on ambient temperature quantum information processing devices.  Having created the position of Quantum Technology Manager, Archer Exploration recently appointed the internationally recognized Dr. Martin Fuechsle to the […]

Quantum Computing Memory Efficiency

Quantum Computing Memory.  Quantum memories are essential for quantum information processing.  Techniques have been developed for quantum memory based on atomic ensembles.  The nascent “Raman Process” shows promise.  Memory efficiency remains an “unsolved bottleneck.”  Recent work marks an important advance of quantum memory towards practical […]