Austria, Bulgaria, Denmark and Romania join initiative to explore quantum communication for Europe | Shaping Europe’s digital future
The four countries have agreed to work together with 20 other EU Member States towards the development of a quantum communication infrastructure (QCI) across Europe. The purpose of the QCI will be to boost European capabilities in quantum technologies, cybersecurity...
Google tests Bristlecone, a 72-qubit Quantum Processor
Google Quantum AI Lab tests a new 72-qubit Quantum Processor in an attempt to prove Quantum supremacy. Source: Research Blog: A Preview of Bristlecone, Google’s New Quantum Processor
Quantum Internet Alliance
The goal of the newly formed Quantum Internet Alliance (QIA) is to build a pan-European entanglement-based Quantum Internet.
Nature’s 10: Pan Jianwei, Father of Quantum
The man behind the first quantum satellite is one of ten people who matter this year, according to Nature. Ten people who mattered this year. Source: Nature's 10
IBM-Q: testing a 50 qubit processor
IBM has successfully built and measured an operational prototype 50 qubit processor. This new processor expands upon the 20 qubit architecture and will be made available in the next generation IBM Q systems. More about this here.
QT Flagship Final Report published
The Quantum Flagship High-Level expert group published its final report, with concrete principles for the implementation of the Flagship: excellence, transparency, openness and connection with existing programmes. The final report also presents key performance...
The first inter-continental quantum video call
On 29 September 2017 scientists in China and Austria have successfully done the world’s first quantum-safe teleconferencing call. The two Academy presidents Chunli Bai and Anton Zeilinger tested quantum encrypted communication between Beijing and Vienna in a...