Quantum computing

07.24.14
Microsoft explains quantum computing in a way we can all understand
07.24.14

Microsoft explains quantum computing in a way we can all understand

Quantum computing -- it's a term we're hearing more and more, as companies such as D-Wave build th...

By S. Silbert,   07.24.14
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11.16.13
World record setting experiment brings quantum computing a step closer to reality
11.16.13

World record setting experiment brings quantum computing a step closer to reality

Despite recent successes in the field, creating a quantum computer is really hard. For one thing q...

By S. Buckley,   11.16.13
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09.22.12
Alt-week 9.22.12: Quantum Scotch tape, moving walls and scientific beer
09.22.12

Alt-week 9.22.12: Quantum Scotch tape, moving walls and scientific beer

Alt-week peels back the covers on some of the more curious sci-tech stories from the last seven day...

By J. Trew,   09.22.12
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09.21.12
Researchers create working quantum bit in silicon, pave way for PCs of the future
09.21.12

Researchers create working quantum bit in silicon, pave way for PCs of the future

If you've been paying attention, you know the quantum computing revolution is coming -- and so far...

By S. Silbert,   09.21.12
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09.20.12
Lazaridis-backed Quantum-Nano Centre opens tomorrow, aims to be a new Bell Labs
09.20.12

Lazaridis-backed Quantum-Nano Centre opens tomorrow, aims to be a new Bell Labs

Mike Lazaridis may now have a considerably smaller role at RIM, but he's isn't exactly receding fr...

By D. Melanson,   09.20.12
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08.05.12
Scientists create first quantum router, but don't throw your 802.11ac out yet
08.05.12

Scientists create first quantum router, but don't throw your 802.11ac out yet

A common vision of the future has us with our feet up, while robots do all the work. Another one s...

By J. Trew,   08.05.12
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07.05.12
Researchers capture a single atom's shadow, has implications for quantum computers
07.05.12

Researchers capture a single atom's shadow, has implications for quantum computers

A very small atom can cast a very large shadow. Well, not literally, but figuratively. Researchers...

By T. O'Brien,   07.05.12
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06.27.12
CCNY, UC Berkeley develop lasers that could rewrite quantum chips, spin those atoms right round
06.27.12

CCNY, UC Berkeley develop lasers that could rewrite quantum chips, spin those atoms right round

Computers are normally limited by the fixed nature of their chipsets: once the silicon is out of th...

By J. Fingas,   06.27.12
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06.21.12
Researchers take nanowire transistors vertical, double up on density
06.21.12

Researchers take nanowire transistors vertical, double up on density

3D silicon is all the rage, and now nanowire transistors have further potential to keep Moore's La...

By S. Dent,   06.21.12
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