Research and Development

U.S. National Science Foundation Issues Request for Information on U.S. National Strategic Overview for Quantum Information Science

U.S. National Science Foundation Issues Request for Information on U.S. National Strategic Overview for Quantum Information Science Request for Information on National Strategic Overview for Quantum Information Science AGENCY: National Science Foundation. ACTION: Notice of Request for Information. SUMMARY: The National Science and Technology Council […]

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Adds Quantum Information Science Home

Oak Ridge National Laboratory Adds Quantum Information Science Home. New research facility will serve ORNL’s growing mission in computing, materials research and development.  Energy Secretary Rick Perry, Congressman Chuck Fleischmann and lab officials today broke ground on a multipurpose research facility that will provide state-of-the-art […]

Proving Quantum Dot Efficiency

Proving Quantum Dot Efficiency.  Excerpt:  Tiny, easy-to-produce particles, called quantum dots, may soon take the place of more expensive single crystal semiconductors in advanced electronics found in solar panels, camera sensors and medical imaging tools.  Although quantum dots have begun to break into the consumer […]

Rigetti Funded Research Yields High-fidelity, Coherence-limited Sweet Spot

Rigetti Funded Research Yields High-fidelity, Coherence-limited Sweet Spot.  Research funded by quantum computer leader Rigetti has demonstrated a high-fidelity, coherence-limited, parametrically-activated, two-qubit gate on a multi-qubit architecture having direct modulation of the tunable qubit. The device involved was designed to work in a general purpose multi-qubit […]

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 […]