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Thursday, May 28, 2020 Standard measurement units like the meter and the kilogram used to be defined by physical objects, such as a prototype bar and a platinum cylinder. As of May 2019, all measurement units are now defined by the cesium atom and the fundamental constants of the universe.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-28
Banchi, L., Pereira, J., Lloyd, S. et al. Convex optimization of programmable quantum computers. npj Quantum Inf 6, 42 (2020)....Read more The post New Hub Paper: ‘Convex optimization of programmable quantum computers’ appeared first on Quantum Communications.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-26
Today, we published the QuTech annual report for 2019. The report presents a brief overview of the achievements in 2019, in terms of research and engineering, collaboration and community building, education and outreach, and people and prizes. We are happy to report strong results. QuTech works on radically new technology... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-25
Source: QUTech - News
A team of physicists at the University of Bristol has developed the first integrated photon source with the potential to deliver large-scale quantum photonics.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-20
Jenet, Andreas & Trefzger, Christian & Lewis, Adam & Taucer, Fabio & Van, Luc &...Read more The post #Standards4Quantum Making Quantum Technology Ready for Industry Putting Science into Standards appeared first on Quantum Communications.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-20
QuTech, a collaboration between TU Delft and TNO, has demonstrated a novel setup for fast turnaround testing and validation of quantum materials and devices. The setup uses ordinary electronic chip components that can operate at extreme cryogenic temperatures, and can be readily integrated in any type of cryostat. The scientists... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-19
Source: QUTech - News
Tuesday, May 19, 2020 Improving thermal medical imaging of the eye with a new quantum camera and developing new materials to enable “beyond 5G” wireless communications are among the goals of six projects recently supported by the Quantum Quest Seed Fund (QQSF).... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-19
Issue 1.0 18th May 2020 *ADVA, BT, ID Quantique, KETS, Quantum Communications Hub, Senetas, Toshiba...Read more The post Community Response to the NCSC 2020 Quantum Security Technologies White Paper appeared first on Quantum Communications.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-18
Read more The post Community Response to the NCSC 2020 Quantum Security Technologies White Paper appeared first on Quantum Communications.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-18
CWI and the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences jointly establish a new special lectorate in Applied Quantum Computing. The lectorate supports the quantum software institute QuSoft in bridging the gap fundamental quantum research and quantum applications. The new lectorate facilitates QuSoft in exploring which quantum computing applications are feasible in... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-18
Source: QuSoft - Blog
On April 29, Nature published the following statement regarding the 2018 article titled Quantized Majorana conductance: “The authors have alerted the editors of Nature to potential problems in the manner in which the raw data in this Letter have been processed, and these will have an impact on the conclusions that can... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-16
Source: QUTech - News
Zhe-Xian Koong, Guillem Ballesteros-Garcia, Raphaël Proux, Dan Dalacu, Philip J. Poole, Brian D. Gerardot Submitted to arXiv on 11 May...Read more The post New Hub Paper: ‘Multiplexed Single Photons from Deterministically Positioned Nanowire Quantum Dots’ appeared first on Quantum Communications.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-13
Price, A.B., Rarity, J.G. & Erven, C. A quantum key distribution protocol for rapid denial...Read more The post New Hub Paper: ‘A quantum key distribution protocol for rapid denial of service detection’ appeared first on Quantum Communications.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-12
Ben Burridge, Imad I. Faruque, John Rarity, Jorge Barreto. Submitted to arXiv on 27 Apr 2020. Single-photons with...Read more The post New Hub Paper: ‘High spectro-temporal purity single-photons from silicon micro-racetrack resonators using a dual-pulse configuration’ appeared first on Quantum Communications.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-08
The National Quantum Technologies Showcase is an annual event, which has been running since 2015,...Read more The post Save the Date – National Quantum Technologies Showcase – 6 November 2020 appeared first on Quantum Communications.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-07
Tang X, Kumar R, Ren S, Wonfor A, Penty R V, White H,  2020, ‘Performance...Read more The post New Hub Paper: ‘Performance of continuous variable quantum key distribution system at different detector bandwidth’ appeared first on Quantum Communications.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-07
Kieran N. Wilkinson, Panagiotis Papanastasiou, Carlo Ottaviani, Tobias Gehring, Stefano Pirandola Submitted to arXiv on 23 April 2020 We...Read more The post New Hub Paper: ‘Long-distance continuous-variable measurement-device-independent quantum key distribution with post-selection’ appeared first on Quantum Communications.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-06
D. Hurley-Smith, C. Patsakis and J. Hernandez-Castro, “On the unbearable lightness of FIPS 140-2 randomness...Read more The post New Hub Paper: ‘On the unbearable lightness of FIPS 140-2 randomness tests’ appeared first on Quantum Communications.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-05
Read more The post EPSRC Quantum Communications Hub Newsletter – 2020 Quarter II appeared first on Quantum Communications.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-04
Alongside other stakeholders of the UK National Quantum Technologies Programme, the Quantum Communications Hub will...Read more The post New Scientist Live North, 5-7 February 2021, Manchester Central appeared first on Quantum Communications.... Read more
Published on: 2020-05-04