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‘Purified’ silicon nudges quantum computing ahead


June 11th, 2012 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, June 11 (IANS) The quantum computer is a futuristic machine that could operate at speeds even more mind-boggling than fastest super-computers in existence. Physicist Mike Thewalt of Simon Fraser ... Read more...

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A step closer to faster computing


October 27th, 2011 - 3:41 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 27 (IANS) Scientists have overcome a major barrier to quantum computing by getting their different components to chat with one another, just like memory and logic circuits do ... Read more...

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New switching device to help build an ultrafast quantum Internet


March 11th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 11 (ANI): A device created by researchers at Northwestern University is a practical step toward creating a network that takes advantage of the mysterious and powerful world of quantum mechanics.Thanks ... Read more...

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NewGen optical integrated devices for future photonic quantum computers


March 2nd, 2011 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 2 (ANI): Researchers at University of Bristol have demonstrated the quantum operation of new components that will enable compact circuits for future photonic quantum computers.Dr Terry Rudolph at Imperial College, ... Read more...

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Hyper-fast quantum computers could a reality soon


January 21st, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 21 (IANS) Hyper-fast quantum computers have edged a step closer to reality after scientists generated 10 billion quantum bits in silicon for the first time.The achievement in silicon, the basis ... Read more...

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New study brings quantum computing one step closer


January 20th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): A team of researchers from the University of Oxford, UK, has come one step closer to building a solid-state quantum computer.The team successfully entangled 10 billion pairs of ... Read more...

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Scientists can now control building blocks of super-fast quantum computer


December 24th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Scientists have reported a major achievement in the field of quantum computers - they have succeeded in controlling the building blocks of a future super-fast quantum computer.Scientists from ... Read more...

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World’s tiniest computer memory - a big step towards quantum computing


December 17th, 2010 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 17 (ANI): Scientists stored information for 112 seconds in what may become the world's tiniest computer memory: magnetic "spins" in the centers or nuclei of atoms.Then they retrieved and ... Read more...

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New discovery brings quantum computers a step closer to reality


November 10th, 2010 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 10 (ANI): Scientists have found that quantum computers should be much easier to build than previously thought, because they can still work with a large number of faulty or even ... Read more...

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Quantum computer ‘to be unveiled within 5yrs’


September 17th, 2010 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 17 (ANI): A new type of silicon chip that works on light instead of electricity could lead to the first ultra-fast quantum computer within five years, say Brit scientists.Jeremy O'Brien, ... Read more...

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Atom images bring quantum computer closer to reality


August 19th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 19 (ANI): Scientists have come closer to fast quantum computers made of atoms trapped by beams of light, thanks to the first images of the individual atoms in such a ... Read more...

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“Optical tweezers” to help development of advanced quantum computers


July 7th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 7 (ANI): Israeli scientists have developed a new tool that uses holographic technology to manipulate up to 300 nanoparticles at a time, such as beads of glass or polymer, that ... Read more...

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New discovery takes scientists a step closer to quantum computers


July 3rd, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 3 (ANI): Taking a step nearer to quantum computers, University of Maryland researchers have used a unique hybrid nanostructure to show a new type of light-matter interaction.They also demonstrated the ... Read more...

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Silicon breakthrough brings ‘quantum computer’ closer to reality


June 24th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 24 (ANI): For the first time, researchers have been able to control the remarkable ability of an electron to exist in two places at once and that too in the ... Read more...

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World’s most efficient single photon detector developed


April 16th, 2010 - 6:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 16 (ANI): Scientists at America's National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have developed a single photon detector that counts photons with 99 percent efficiency.The researchers' efforts could bring improvements ... Read more...

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Physicists construct quantum toy houses


February 15th, 2010 - 3:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 15 (ANI): A team of physicists from the University of Calgary (U of C) in Canada has manipulated a mysterious property of light to stack together a variety of quantum ... Read more...

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Scientists create atom transistor to speed up computers


December 10th, 2009 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Dec 10 (ANI): An international team of scientists has created a tiny transistor that could one day help quantum computers process impossibly large amounts of information.The researchers are the first to ... Read more...

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Physicists move one step closer to quantum computing


November 22nd, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 22 (ANI): Physicists at UC (University of California) Santa Barbara have made an important advance in electrically controlling quantum states of electrons, a step that could help in the development ... Read more...

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Quantum computers come a step closer to reality


September 30th, 2009 - 4:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 30 (ANI): University of Michigan physicists have created the first atomic-scale maps of quantum dots, a major step toward the goal of producing "designer dots" that can be tailored for ... Read more...

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New photon ‘machine gun’ may power quantum computers


September 26th, 2009 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 26 (ANI): A team of scientists has designed a system that can fire barrages of entangled photons with machine-gun regularity, and can power quantum computers in the future.Existing methods of ... Read more...

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Diamonds may soon be a patient’s best friend by revolutionising MRI probe


September 23rd, 2009 - 11:26 am ICT by ANI
Washington, September 23 (ANI): Diamonds, which have been considered to be a girl's best friend for long, may now turn out to be a patient's best friend as well.A Harvard University-based research ... Read more...

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New superconducting circuit pushes quantum mechanics to higher levels


August 12th, 2009 - 3:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 12 (ANI): Scientists at UC (University of California) Santa Barbara have devised a new type of superconducting circuit that behaves quantum mechanically, but has up to five levels of energy ... Read more...

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Quantum computers more stable than previously thought


August 7th, 2009 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 7 (IANS) Quantum computing, the latest advance on the technology front that is still hedged with many ifs and buts, may be more stable than previously thought, according to the ... Read more...

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First quantum computer could threaten security and data, warns expert


July 31st, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): A Tel Aviv University researcher has claimed that the first quantum computer could overnight threaten our security and our data.Dr. Julia Kempe, of Tel Aviv University's Blavatnik School ... Read more...

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Lasers can be used to lengthen quantum bit memory by 1,000 times


June 25th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Physicists have found that lasers can be used to drastically prolong the shelf life of quantum bit memory, the 0s and 1s of quantum computers, by 1,000 times.These ... Read more...

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Teleportation may soon be a reality!


June 22nd, 2009 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, June 22 (ANI): Australian scientists have developed a new method for transmitting data with light that may lead to the development of teleportation technology and super-fast quantum computers.According to a report ... Read more...

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Manipulating light on a chip may lead to development of quantum technologies


June 9th, 2009 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 9 (ANI): A team of physicists and engineers at Bristol University has demonstrated exquisite control of single particles of light - photons - on a silicon chip to make a ... Read more...

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Scientists develop powerful method of suppressing errors in quantum computers


April 23rd, 2009 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 23 (ANI): Scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have demonstrated a technique for efficiently suppressing errors in quantum computers.The advance could eventually make it much ... Read more...

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Top ten stories of the quantum world in 2008


December 27th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 27 (ANI): New Scientist has outlined its most read stories of the world of quantum science of the year 2008. So, the top ten articles in the quantum world ... Read more...

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Quantum computing comes closer to reality with experts chasing key maths problems


December 23rd, 2008 - 4:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 23 (ANI): Super-fast computers based on quantum mechanics may have come closer to reality, with mathematicians chasing some of the major mathematical problems. A discussion on this was held ... Read more...

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Quantum computing comes closer to reality


November 22nd, 2008 - 4:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 22 (ANI): Stanford researchers say that they have made a significant advance towards creating quantum computers that will dramatically outshine tradioinal computers in tackling certain key problems like searching ... Read more...

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Storage breakthrough brings quantum computers closer to reality


October 23rd, 2008 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Scientists have now made it possible to store information inside the nucleus of an atoma breakthrough that has paved the way for a quantum computer which could ... Read more...

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Quantum whirlpools can help explain how Big Bang formed universe


October 17th, 2008 - 12:39 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Oct 17 (IANS) Discovering exactly how the Big Bang created the universe may now be a step closer - thanks to the combined efforts of physicists. Experimental physicists from the University ... Read more...

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First tunable noiseless amplifier may revolutionise quantum computing


October 16th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, October 16 (ANI): American researchers have developed the first tunable noiseless amplifier, which can boost the speed and precision of quantum computing and communications systems. Scientists at the National Institute of ... Read more...

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Scientists take a giant leap forward in developing quantum machines


September 26th, 2008 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 26 (ANI): A team of University of Calgary (U of C) researchers has come up with a unique new way of testing quantum devices to determine their function and ... Read more...

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