qubits

quantum computers

Researchers Finally Proved Quantum Computers are More Powerful Than Classical Computers

Until this week, there was no conclusive proof that quantum computers have an advantage over classical computers.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.19.18
quantum computers

Researchers Created ‘Quantum Artificial Life’ For the First Time

“Our research brought these amazingly sophisticated events called life to the realm of the atomic and microscopic world …and it worked.”
Daniel Oberhaus
10.5.18
quantum computer

Physicists Made an Unprecedented 53 Qubit Quantum Simulator

These special quantum computers are able to model physical interactions that are too complex for conventional supercomputers.
Daniel Oberhaus
11.29.17
qubits

Here’s How to Build the First Large-Scale Quantum Computer

The only thing that remains is to actually build it.
Daniel Oberhaus
2.2.17
video

The Idiot’s Guide to Quantum Computing

A two-minute explainer on a major game-changer.
Rachel Pick
10.19.15
security

Saving Quantum Encryption from the Future's Photon Hackers

A passive three-stage anti-Trojan security protocol.
Michael Byrne
9.19.15
studies

Engineers Are Modeling Quantum Computers Based on Sound

It makes a lot of sense actually.
Michael Byrne
9.13.15
Canada

Physicists Craft Single-Photon Quantum Logic Gates

This could be big news for quantum computing.
Michael Byrne
8.25.15
electronics

MIT Physicists Score a Big Victory in Quantum Error Correction

information stored in the quantum bits known as qubits is so fragile that just the act of observing turns it to junk.
Michael Byrne
6.1.15
machines

Physicists Trim the Noise from Quantum Computing

The smaller the system, the more background interference gets in the way. For IRL quantum computers, this is a big problem.
Michael Byrne
2.18.15
physics

Physicists Introduce Quantum Information to the Classical Computing World

A pair of Australian teams mimic a transistor and beat the world record for keeping a qubit intact.
Michael Byrne
10.12.14
machines

Google Plans to Take Quantum Computing Beyond D-Wave

One D-Wave's biggest supporters hires one of its biggest skeptics.
Michael Byrne
9.7.14