Building better quantum sensors
From the University of Chicago: Researchers at the University of Chicago led by Aashish Clark have developed a method to optimize a class of quantum sensors. The approach, published in PRX Quantum, takes advantage of the way defects in diamonds or semiconductors behave like qubits. Read More
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HRL Laboratories silicon encoded spin qubits achieve universality
From HRL Laboratories: HRL Laboratories, LLC, has published the first demonstration of universal control of encoded spin qubits. This newly emerging approach to quantum computation uses a novel silicon-based qubit device architecture to trap single electrons in quantum dots. Read More
Exploring the real science behind 'Ant Man'
From Fox 32 Chicago: David Awschalom walks through the real science behind “Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania” in this 4-minute segment. Read More
Who cares about quantum?
From Direct Current: "Quantum" is everywhere these days — in the news, on TV, in the titles of blockbuster action films — but what even is it? Why is it important to understand it? Who cares about quantum? The Department of Energy gets philosophical with … Read More
Women in STEM: in conversation with Assistant Professor Jennifer Choy
From AZoQuantum: AZoQuantum spoke with Q-NEXT collaborator Jennifer Choy, an assistant professor at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, about the field of quantum physics and her impressive research career in this sector. Read More
Researchers take a step toward novel quantum simulators
From SLAC News: Researchers at Stanford University and SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, including Q-NEXT's David Goldhaber-Gordon, take a step toward novel quantum simulator that could help answer questions about certain kinds of superconductors and other unusual states of matter. Read More