Australian physicists have achieved a breakthrough in quantum computing, bringing the world closer to technology that could revolutionise industries such as finance and medicine by enabling significantly faster computation.
Source: IBM. (2015). Infographic: A Quantum Leap in Computing. [Image]. Retrieved from https://www-03.ibm.com/press/uk/en/photo/46731.wss.
An Australian research team led by the renowned quantum physicist Professor Michelle Simmons has announced a major breakthrough in quantum computing, which researchers hope could lead to much greater computing power within a decade.
From left to right: Professor Michelle Simmons, Dr. Sam Gorman, Postdoc Research Associate, Dr. Yu He, Postdoc Research Associate, Ludwik Kranz, PhD student, Dr. Joris Keizer, Senior Research Fellow, Daniel Keith, PhD student. (UNSW, 2019)
Source: UNSW. (2010). Defining Quantum Computing. [Video]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jR7yPlfmtAg
The team of physicists at UNSW Sydney have built a super-fast version of the central building block of a quantum computer. The research is a milestone result of a vision first outlined by scientists 20 years ago.
Source: UNSW. (2019). Fastest Silicon Spin Two-qubit Gate. [Video]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BcsdCMix1ns