New research from experts at the California Institute of Technology suggests atoms in small boxes of light — optical cavities — could soon "form the backbone technology" of a futuristic internet.
Describing the find as a "happy accident," engineers at the University of New South Wales Sydney found a way to control the nucleus of an atom using electric fields rather than magnetic fields.
To an outside observer, the quantum system appears to go from a complex state to a simple one.
The European Union and the United Kingdom are committing the equivalent of hundreds of millions of dollars each to quantum tech.
Problems that would take longer than a human's life span on a classic computer will be completed in hours or days with quantum computing.
Simulation could be the first step to performing calculations too complex for traditional computers.
Canadian prime minister responds to sarcastic question with a technical lesson.
Quantum computers will make your laptop look like an abacus.
Quantum computers can mimic the way the human brain processes data.