Tag: quantum computer

New ‘switch’ could power quantum computing

A light lattice that traps atoms may help scientists build networks of quantum information transmitters. Using a laser to place individual rubidium atoms near the...

Research models behavior of ultra-cold atoms and polar molecules

Theoretical physicist Ana Maria Rey uses the computer, as well as pencil and paper, to develop mathematical models that describe the behavior of ultra-cold...

In quantum computing, light may lead the way

Light might be able to play a bigger, more versatile role in the future of quantum computing, according to new research by Yale University...

On the Road to Fault-Tolerant Quantum Computing

Reliable quantum computing would make it possible to solve certain types of extremely complex technological problems millions of times faster than today’s most powerful...

Size and Memory Both Matter in Quantum Computing

With their promise of unimaginable speed and huge capacity, quantum computers stand to revolutionize the world of information processing. They have the potential to...

Researchers build an all-optical transistor

Optical computing — using light rather than electricity to perform calculations — could pay dividends for both conventional computers and quantum computers, largely hypothetical...

Making memories: Practical quantum computing moves closer to reality

Researchers have developed a new way to design quantum memory, bringing quantum computers a step closer to reality. The results will appear June 19 in...