Quantum Network

Highly Secure, Pan-European Quantum Communication Infrastructure

Highly Secure, Pan-European Quantum Communication Infrastructure.  The European space agency and European Commission agreed to the initial steps in creating a quantum-secure communication network – for Europe.  Excerpt:  It would comprise a series of quantum communication networks, linking institutional users and their critical infrastructures, and […]

Chattanooga Utility Demonstrates Next-gen Grid Security with Quantum Key Distribution

Chattanooga Utility Demonstrates Next-gen Grid Security with Quantum Key Distribution.  Chatanooga utility, EPB, has been working with Oak Ridge and Los Alamos National Laboratories to test interoperability of disparate quantum key distribution networks.  The test was to ensure utility providers nationwide have interoperability sufficient to employ […]

Interdisciplinary Quantum Information Research and Engineering, INQUIRE

Interdisciplinary Quantum Information Research and Engineering, INQUIRE.  With approximately $1.4 million in funding – $1M from the U.S. National Science Foundation, the University of Arizona is building the Interdisciplinary Quantum Information Research and Engineering instrument (INQUIRE).  “Inquire is the world’s first shared research and training instrument […]

Quantum Computing Cloud

Quantum Computing Cloud.  Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences researchers have shifted the frequency of photons using microwaves.  Using a molecule-like photonic system built with lithium niobate on a chip, the team demonstrated that light’s frequency and phase could be controlled by […]

High-Speed Quantum Internet

High-Speed Quantum Internet.  Japanese industry research and development teams have enabled a quantum key distribution (QKD) network over a distance of 7 kilometers and a bandwidth over 10 Mbps.  The network was constructed with designated fiber-optic lines transmitting photons encoded with the encryption keys.  The […]