Rapid Exchange Cooling With Trapped Ions For Implementation In A Quantum Charge-Coupled Device

A technical paper titled “Rapid exchange cooling with trapped ions” was published by researchers at Georgia Tech Research Institute. Abstract: "The trapped-ion quantum charge-coupled device (QCCD) architecture is a leading candidate for advanced quantum information processing. In current QCCD implementations, imperfect ion transport and anomalous heating can excite ion motio... » read more

How Secure Are FPGAs?

The unique hybrid software/hardware nature of FPGAs makes them tempting targets for cyberattacks, while also enabling them to rebuff attacks and change the attack surface before significant damage can be done. But it's becoming increasingly challenging to address all the potential vulnerabilities. FPGAs are often included in larger systems, each with their own unique attack vectors as well a... » read more

Chip Industry Week In Review

By Liz Allan, Jesse Allen, and Karen Heyman. Canon uncorked a nanoimprint lithography system, which the company said will be useful down to about the 5nm node. Unlike traditional lithography equipment, which projects a pattern onto a resist, nanoimprint directly transfers images onto substrates using a master stamp patterned by an e-beam system. The technology has a number of limitations and... » read more

Quantum: Loophole-​Free Bell Test with Superconducting Circuits (ETH Zurich)

A new technical paper titled "Loophole-free Bell inequality violation with superconducting circuits" was published by a group of researchers led by ETH Zurich. Abstract (partial) "Here we demonstrate a loophole-free violation of Bell’s inequality with superconducting circuits, which are a prime contender for realizing quantum computing technology. To evaluate a Clauser–Horne–Shimony... » read more

Using Photonic Band Gap in Triangular SiC Structures for Efficient Quantum Nanophotonic HW

A new technical paper titled "Utilizing photonic band gap in triangular silicon carbide structures for efficient quantum nanophotonic hardware" was published by researchers at UC Davis. Abstract: "Silicon carbide is among the leading quantum information material platforms due to the long spin coherence and single-photon emitting properties of its color center defects. Applications of silico... » read more

Reducing Contact Resistance in Developing Transistors Based On 2D Materials

A new technical paper titled "WS2 Transistors with Sulfur Atoms Being Replaced at the Interface: First-Principles Quantum-Transport Study" was published by researchers at National Yang Ming Chiao Tung University. Abstract "Reducing the contact resistance is one of the major challenges in developing transistors based on two-dimensional materials. In this study, we perform first-principles ... » read more

Solving The Quantum Threat With Post-Quantum Cryptography On eFPGAs

The quantum threat and post-quantum cryptography Advances in quantum computing technology threaten the security of current cryptosystems. Asymmetric cryptography algorithms that are used by modern security protocols for key exchange and digital signatures rely on the complexity of certain mathematical problems. Currently, the main problems used for asymmetric cryptography are integer f... » read more

Simulating the Groundstate and Dynamics of Quantum Critical Systems

A new technical paper titled "Simulating groundstate and dynamical quantum phase transitions on a superconducting quantum computer" was published by researchers at London Centre for Nanotechnology, University College London, University of Massachusetts, and Google Quantum AI. Abstract (partial) "The phenomena of quantum criticality underlie many novel collective phenomena found in condensed... » read more

Functional-Engineered MXene Transistors

A new technical paper titled "High-throughput design of functional-engineered MXene transistors with low-resistive contacts" was published by researchers at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore. Abstract (partial): "Two-dimensional material-based transistors are being extensively investigated for CMOS (complementary metal oxide semiconductor) technology extension; nevertheless, down... » read more

Spin–Orbit Qubit With A Single Hole Electrostatically Confined In A Natural Silicon Metal-Oxide-Semiconductor Device

A new technical paper titled "A single hole spin with enhanced coherence in natural silicon" was published by researchers at Université Grenoble Alpes, CEA, LETI, and CNRS. Abstract: "Semiconductor spin qubits based on spin–orbit states are responsive to electric field excitations, allowing for practical, fast and potentially scalable qubit control. Spin electric susceptibility, however,... » read more

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