(GlobeNewsWire) Quantum Computing Inc.(QCI) has appointed finance and capital markets industry leader, Robert B. Fagenson, to serve on the company’s board of directors and as chair of its audit committee. Following his appointment, QCI’s board now has five directors with three serving independently. The appointment advances the company toward satisfying the requirements of its application to list its shares on

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(ScienceAlert) Research from University of Bonn in Germany has answered a fundamental question – how fast can a quantum process be? It’s a useful piece of information to know if you want to build a quantum computer or a quantum network, as it tells you some of the limitations inherent in the system. The team provided an easier-to-understand analogy which

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(Phys.org) A team of quantum theorists at Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) seeking to cure a basic problem with quantum annealing computers—they have to run at a relatively slow pace to operate properly—found something intriguing instead. Although our discovery did not the cure the annealing time restriction, it brought a class of new physics problems that can now be studied

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(ScienceDaily) Using nanoscale quantum sensors, physicists from Switzerland, Germany and Ukraine have proposed an innovative new data storage medium. The technique is based on specific properties of antiferromagnetic materials that had previously resisted experimental examination. The project was coordinated by researchers from the Department of Physics and the Swiss Nanoscience Institute at the University of Basel. Antiferromagnets make up 90

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(IQT-NYC.Online) Mehdi Namazi, Co-Founder and Chief Science Officer, Qunnect Inc., has agreed to speak on Panel 3: “Building the Quantum Internet: Hardware and Software Perspectives” at Inside Quantum Technology” at 2:40 on May 19. Mehdi is the cofounder and Chief Science Officer of Qunnect Inc. He graduated with his Ph.D. in AMO Physics at SBU’s Quantum Information Processing & Technology

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Posted by 22 Feb 2021

(HPC.Wire) When IBM launched the IBM-HBCU Quantum Center last September, the company’s goal was to collaborate with historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in a way that would advance not only quantum information science, but also STEM-based opportunities for these traditionally underrepresented communities. We are proud to report that this initiative in the quantum computing field is off to a

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(Electrive) In a two-year project called QuESt, the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials are using a quantum computer to research new materials for more powerful batteries and fuel cells. The project name QuESt stands for Quantum Computer Material Design for Electrochemical Energy Storage and Converters with Innovative Simulation Techniques. Specifically, the quantum computer

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(IFPRNews) Iran has launched phase three of tests on quantum key distribution (QKD), a secure communication method which implements a cryptographic protocol involving components of quantum mechanics. The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOIm) Ali Akbar Salehi, described the quantum technology as very important. “The quantum technology is a very significant one whose roadmap was initiated in

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(SciTechDaily) In an international collaboration led by Prof. Philip Walther from the University of Vienna scientists from Austria, Singapore and Italy teamed up to implement a new quantum computation protocol where the client has the option of encrypting his input data so that the computer cannot learn anything about them, yet can still perform the calculation. After the computation, the

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Posted by 22 Feb 2021

(PhysicsToday) Zhenda Xie, Yan-Xiao Gong, and Shi-Ning Zhu of Nanjing University in China havesuccessfully demonstrated the transmission of an entangled state through air from one drone to another. Using quantum encryption to send confidential information through entangled photons offers much better protection than today’s encryption, but several challenges remain. Until now, researchers have transmitted quantum information as far as a

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