(QuTech.nl.academy) QuTech is offering scholarships for excellent, international applicants interested in a Master’s track in quantum. Per year, QuTech offers 6 full scholarships, two for each division: Qubit Research, Quantum Internet and Quantum Computing. When a student completes the MSc programme and receives a 9 (90%) or higher for the MSc thesis project, the student…..
(Microsoft.Cloudblog.Quantum) The Danish Society for the Dissemination of Natural Science has announced that Charlie Marcus, the Director of the Microsoft Quantum Lab in Copenhagen and Villum Kann Rasmussen Professor at the Niels Bohr Institute at the University of Copenhagen, is being awarded the H.C. Ørsted Gold Medal. Charlie is the first non-Dane to receive the…..
(SOMagNews) Researchers from MIT and the giants Google and IBM were able to transform twisted graphene into functional devices, including superconducting switches like those used in various quantum machines. The achievement continues studies in 2018, the year in which scientists piled 2 microscopic letters of carbon sheets with an atom of thickness and twisted them…..
(EurekaAlert) The quantum sensing abilities of nanodiamonds can be used to improve the sensitivity of paper-based diagnostic tests, potentially allowing for earlier detection of diseases such as HIV, according to a study led by UCL researchers in the i-sense McKendry group. The new research, published in Nature, found that low-cost nanodiamonds could be used to…..
(MirageNews) The ultimate platform to connect quantum computers to society is the internet. Online access to quantum technology allows society and industry to come to grips with the counterintuitive aspects of quantum mechanics and to explore the potential of quantum algorithms. In the Netherlands, QuTech, a joint initiative by Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)…..
(Optics.org) The UK Space Agency is funding a new project to further develop laser-based quantum sensors for use on board satellites. Announced by the Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation (CEOI), the Cold Atom Space PAyload (CASPA) Accelerometer effort represents a follow-up to the initial CASPA CubeSat project, which demonstrated how to create and trap a…..
(CambridgeIndependent) AlgoDynamix has unveiled new quantum computing capabilities that it says represent a world first in behavioural forecasting for financial analytics. Based at Eagle Labs in Cambridge, AlgoDynamix’ forecasting analytics provide advance warning of major directional market movements hours or even days in advance using machine learning. Rather than using historical data or knowledge of…..
(MacUBusiness) Russia’s state nuclear corporation Rosatom on Wednesday launched the National Quantum Laboratory, a federal project that aims to develop a quantum computer by the end of 2024. The lab will learn from the best practices worldwide and unite efforts of universities, research centers, financial institutions and tech companies in the field of quantum computing,…..
(HPC.Wire) USC Viterbi School of Engineering, a long-time leader in quantum computing research, is launching a master’s program in quantum information science (MSQIS). The program’s first cohort is expected in Fall 2021. The program draws on the expertise in quantum computing and quantum information of USC faculty, who have carried out groundbreaking research in these…..
(Politico) Reports from the Halifax International Security Forum, the State Department and the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Republican majority all agree that China’s goals and methods have changed quickly and that the U.S., EU and other democracies will fail to outmaneuver China by operating alone. China has successfully shifted focus away from manufacturing — which…..