A team of researchers has developed a method that could turn ordinary semiconducting materials into quantum machines – superthin devices marked by extraordinary electronic behavior. Such an advancement could help to revolutionise a number of industries aiming for energy-efficient electronic systems. The study describing the method, which stacks together 2D layers of tungsten disulfide and … Continue reading New study explores quantum potential of semiconducting materials
Collaborative research between UNSW Sydney and the University of Sydney has overcome a fundamental hurdle to building quantum computers in silicon, opening the way to further develop the machines at scale. The two groups, led by Professor Andrew Dzurak at UNSW and Professor David Reilly at the University of Sydney have demonstrated that the state, … Continue reading Research collaboration pushes forward quantum computing tech
The NSW Government has announced support for the establishment of a new Sydney Quantum Academy with $15.4 million in funding, bringing together four universities in NSW. The Sydney Quantum Academy is the initiative of Macquarie University, UNSW Sydney, the University of Sydney and University of Technology Sydney. It will help train the next generation of … Continue reading New Sydney Quantum Academy receives NSW govt funding
An international team of researchers led by The Australian National University (ANU) is contributing to the development of a safe data superhighway for a future quantum internet and its artificial intelligence and communication potential. The researchers are exploring the potentials of storing data in light particles, which can store vast amounts of information. “The light … Continue reading ANU research exploring data storage potential of light particles
UNSW scientists have shown that their pioneering single atom technology can be adapted to building 3D silicon quantum chips – with precise interlayer alignment and highly accurate measurement of spin states. The 3D architecture is considered a major step in the development of a blueprint to build a large-scale quantum computer. UNSW researchers at the … Continue reading Quantum scientists demonstrate world-first 3D atomic-scale quantum chip architecture
The University of Sydney today welcomed support from the NSW Government for its proposal to establish a Sydney Quantum Academy. The city-wide initiative led by the University of Sydney is in partnership with Macquarie University, the University of NSW and University of Technology, Sydney. “Investment in education, infrastructure and a supportive ecosystem is vital for … Continue reading Sydney Uni welcomes support for Quantum Academy
Q-Ctrl Pty Ltd, the first spin-off company from the University of Sydney’s Quantum Science Group, has been established with the support of Australian and international venture capital. Professor Michael J Biercuk is transitioning from quantum physicist to CEO of Q-Ctrl, a start-up that will provide solutions to stabilise quantum technologies. He will jointly hold positions … Continue reading From quantum physicist to CEO
The Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information at the University of Innsbruck, Austria has chosen a Spectrum Arbitrary Waveform Generator (AWG) to generate a wide variety of signals for their research. Because of the variety of experiments that it would be used for, it was important to have an AWG that is easy to program … Continue reading Arbitrary waveform generator precise enough for quantum research
Sydney physicists have demonstrated it is possible to overcome one of the most significant hurdles to building reliable quantum technologies, in a major technical achievement.
Australia has entered the bid for quantum encrypted communications with a new cloning method that surpasses previous cloning limits, and can be realised using existing fibre optic infrastructure.