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Sound waves let quantum systems ‘talk’ to one another

Researchers at the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory have invented an innovative way for different types of quantum technology to “talk” to each other using sound. The study, published Feb. 11 in Nature Physics, is an important step in bringing...

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Argonne researchers develop new method to reduce quantum noise

In a recent issue of Physical Review A,Argonne researchers reported a new method for alleviating the effects of ​“noise” in quantum information systems, a challenge scientists around the globe are working to meet in the race toward a new era of quantum technologies. The new method has implications for the future of quantum information science, including quantum computing and quantum sensing.

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IBM and University of Chicago Collaborate to Advance Quantum Computing

HPCWire.com
January 29, 2019
A new research collaboration between the Enabling Practical-Scale Quantum Computing (EPiQC) project led by the University of Chicago and IBM will help bring the promising future of quantum computing closer to the present by sharing resources and training the next generation of quantum computer scientists.

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EPiQC Zines Offer Creative Gateway to Quantum Computing

The zine format — miniature, self-printed booklets — is typically associated with punk rock, comics, and other DIY cultures. But a new outreach effort from the UChicago CS research group Enabling Practical-Scale Quantum Computation (EPiQC) utilizes zines to educate...

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Passage of the National Quantum Initiative Act

MIT Technology Review, December 22, 2018

President Trump has signed a $1.2 billon law to boost US quantum tech The new National Quantum Initiative Act will give America a national master plan for advancing quantum technologies.

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Quantum sound waves to open doors for more powerful sensors

For the last decade, scientists have been making giant leaps in their ability to build and control systems based on the bizarre rules of quantum mechanics, which describe the behavior of particles at the subatomic scale. But a challenge is getting delicate quantum...

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Unleashing a world of quantum opportunities

Department of Energy, November 8, 2018 Moore’s law is bringing us to the physical limits of conventional computing. Thankfully, the DOE National Labs and world-class researchers specialize in breaking boundaries and opening possibilities. Like in quantum computing,...

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UIUC Joins Chicago Quantum Exchange

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is joining forces with the University of Chicago and Illinois’s two national laboratories, Argonne National Laboratory and Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, to make the Chicago area a national leader in quantum...

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Quantum leap

Fermilab is leading a consortium of institutions in furthering SRF technology for quantum science

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