Research Bits: June 25

Quantum on silicon Researchers at the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) developed a platform to probe and control qubits in silicon for quantum networks, after an earlier discovery that defects in silicon could be used to send and store quantum information over widely used telecommunications wavelengths. The device uses an electric diode to manipulate... » read more

Research Bits: May 28

Nanofluidic memristive neural networks Engineers from EPFL developed a functional nanofluidic memristive device that relies on ions, rather than electrons and holes, to compute and store data. “Memristors have already been used to build electronic neural networks, but our goal is to build a nanofluidic neural network that takes advantage of changes in ion concentrations, similar to living... » read more

Manufacturing Bits: Sept. 1

AI, quantum computing R&D centers The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, the National Science Foundation (NSF), and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) have announced over $1 billion in awards for the establishment of several new artificial intelligence and quantum information science (QIS) research institutes in the U.S. Under the plan, the U.S. is launching seven new... » read more