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USC scientists find a way to enhance quantum computer performance
The method has the potential to solve some of society’s biggest challenges.
USC researchers at forefront of quantum computer development
The university is proving the promise of the revolutionary new technology that could solve major challenges in the near future.
USC to lead project to build super-speedy quantum computers
The goal: machines that are at least 10,000 times faster than the best traditional computers.
Cooling breakthrough could improve performance of quantum computers
USC researchers discover a method to reduce heating, a problem that challenges the potential of the high-powered devices.
World’s most powerful quantum computer now online at USC
The new processor will be used to investigate the possibilities of the advanced technology on real-world problems.
The next generation of chess is here, and it involves quantum mechanics
There’s a new way to play the classic board game, but you don’t have to be Stephen Hawking to understand it.
Quantum Computing Center at USC in line for a big upgrade
Can the facility’s third processor in four years be capable of solving problems faster than a traditional computer?
String field theory could be the foundation of quantum mechanics
USC scientists uncover a connection that could be a huge boost to string theory.
Yardstick developed for measuring quantum speedup
USC takes part in a test, published in Science, that eventually could offer an advantage over classical computers.
Scientists use ‘voting’ and ‘penalties’ to overcome errors in quantum optimization
Scientists at USC have been seeking a solution to decoherence — the “noise” that prevents quantum processors from functioning properly.
Large-scale quantum chip validated
A team of scientists at USC has verified that quantum effects are indeed at play in the first commercial quantum optimization processor.
Breaking the rules of quantum theory
USC Dornsife physicists have led a study that represents the first, quantitative account of the universal features of disordered bosons — or quantum particles — in magnetic materials.
Quantum computers could help search engines keep up with Internet’s growth
Most people don’t think twice about how Internet search engines work. You type in a word or phrase, hit enter and poof — a list of Web pages pops up, organized by relevance.
Quantum computer built inside a diamond
Diamonds are forever – or, at least, the effects of this diamond on quantum computing may be.
A quantum leap in computing
When American physicist Richard Feynman in 1982 proposed creating a quantum computer that could solve complex problems, the idea was merely a theory scientists believed was in the distant future.
Quantum computing center established at USC
Building on its history of pioneering advances in high-performance computing and the Internet, USC now is exploring the future of quantum computing.
USC Scientists Contribute to a Breakthrough in Quantum Computing
Scientists have taken the next major step toward quantum computing, which will use quantum mechanics to revolutionize the way information is processed.
Scientist Takes a Quantum Leap
First, the highly popular Asymptotia is not a science blog. It’s a blog that happens to be written by a scientist.
Viterbi Algorithm Takes a Quantum Leap
Graduate student’s research on data transmission will serve as his Ph.D. thesis.
Viterbi Algorithm Takes a Quantum Leap
The Viterbi algorithm, the 41-year-old tool for rapidly eliminating dead-end possibilities in the reception of digital data, has a new application to go alongside its daily use in cell phone communications, bioinformatics, speech recognition and other areas of information technology.
Quantum Specialist Elected APS Fellow
USC engineer Daniel Lidar is recognized for his contributions to quantum information processing.
Entanglement Unties Quantum Information Problem
Three USC Viterbi School of Engineering theorists change the rules of the game.
Making a Quantum Leap Into the Future
A professor hopes to catapult USC College into the center of forward-thinking scientific theories and experiments.
Arieh Warshel’s vision led to the future of biochemistry — and a Nobel Prize
The chemistry professor figured that the dawning computer revolution in the late ’60s and ’70s might push biochemistry beyond the limits of the lab. It led him on a trail to the Nobel Prize, awarded five years ago Monday.