MIT News - Quantum computing
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02/27/2017 05:00 AM
From football to physics
Zachary Hulcher, Marshall Scholar and offensive lineman, will study high-energy physics in the U.K.
11/18/2016 05:00 PM
Relatively simple quantum computers could be much more powerful than previously realized.
04/29/2016 09:55 PM
Research highlight: Jagadeesh Moodera
Step-by-step, the Moodera Research Group is building the essential knowledge and hardware for next-generation quantum computers.
04/06/2016 05:00 PM
Stabilizing quantum bits
Feedback technique used on diamond “qubits” could make quantum computing more practical.
02/12/2016 10:05 PM
Crunching quantum code
MIT physics graduate student Sagar Vijay co-develops error correction method for quantum computing based on special electronic states called Majorana fermions.
02/03/2016 10:30 PM
Faculty highlight: Liang Fu
MIT theoretical physicist’s research bridges abstract math and exotic computing materials.
06/04/2015 05:59 PM
In tuning friction to the point where it disappears, technique could boost development of nanomachines.
01/29/2015 06:15 PM
Qubits with staying power
Technique greatly extends duration of fragile quantum states, pointing toward practical quantum computers.
04/07/2014 04:00 AM
Scott Aaronson travels the far reaches of computational complexity, shaping conventional and quantum computing.
11/27/2012 10:00 AM
Proving quantum computers feasible
With a new contribution to probability theory, researchers show that relatively simple physical systems could yield powerful quantum computers.
09/18/2012 08:00 AM
Watching electrons move at high speed
New MIT system allows femtosecond-resolution movie of electrons in a topological insulator, a promising new electronic material.
08/30/2012 08:00 AM
A one-way street for spinning atoms
Work correlating ultracold atoms’ spin with their direction of motion may help physicists model new circuit devices and unusual phases of matter.
09/09/2011 08:00 AM
Quantum computing with light
A switch that lets one photon alter the quantum state of another could point the way to both practical quantum computers and a quantum Internet.
06/27/2011 08:00 AM
How a handful of countercultural scientists changed the course of physics in the 1970s and helped open up the frontier of quantum information.
06/02/2011 08:00 AM
Long live the qubit!
The power of quantum computers depends on keeping them in a fragile quantum-mechanical state — which researchers have found a new way to extend.
03/02/2011 10:00 AM
The quantum singularity
A new experiment would use quantum effects to perform otherwise intractable calculations, but conducting it should be easier than building a quantum computer.