Newsletter registration

By using our website, you are agreeing to cookies being stored and Google Analytics being used on your device in order to offer the best possible service. You can find more information on thishere.
Austria.
Dynamic Business Location.

Additional disorder could accelerate quantum computers

In order to be able to carry out useful arithmetic operations, quantum gates are required, for example optical components such as mirrors, lens and optical fibers. Light particles prepared in a certain manner which serve as carriers of quantum information can be manipulated on them.  

"In standard quantum computers, one prepares the data so that it has zeros and ones at the same time. Then my device comes which manipulates the whole thing i.e. my gates which do something in sequence. And then comes my output, I mean the results”, explains Philip Walther of the University of Vienna. The idea was to construct a machine enabling the superimposition of the quantum gates. This would mean that the light particles do not know whether the state is “zero” or “one”, or which path they have to take through the quantum computer.

The researchers put these ideas into practice by developing a small prototype in the laboratory. Now the task is to increase the number of superimposed gates and to find out for which demands the new concept is most appropriately suited.

Service: The publication on the Internet: http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/ncomms8913

Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Twitter Share on Linkedin Share on Linkedin

Testimonials

Events

Meet us at events, seminars and trade shows - worldwide.

Austria Map

Find the perfect location for your company

Storage and distribution for Eastern Europe is more economical from Vienna than from Prague or Budapest. Because shipping business between the individual reform nations is barely developed, whereas neary every Eastern destination is serviced from Vienna several times a week.

Hewlett Packard Austria

Logo
More testimonials

news from the business location Austria

PwC study: Five publicly-listed Austrian companies among the top 1,000 in R&D

The 1,000 largest publicly listed companies have never invested as much in research and development as they did in 2018.

Where does data live?

In the age of digitalization, success depends on one simple question: “Where and how do you process your data?” In our data-driven world, the decisive issue in ensuring that your company remains part of the value chain is how you handle your data. Here you will find out why different types of data require different strategies, and what you can learn from the plans of leading decision makers.

More news All blog posts