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Quantum computing and Germany’s e-highway

In this episode Razor’s Shini Somara tells us more about quantum computing that could lead to the advent of next generation computers, million or even billion times faster than the current crop of machines featuring IQT laboratories at Sussex.

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Why the race to build a quantum computer?

Professor Hensinger tells the BBC’s The Inquiry why corporations are spending billions to turn quantum computers into workable technology.

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Scientists plan to build new quantum computing facility in Brighton

The Telegraph reports how his group’s breakthrough techniques are bringing them closer to their goal of constructing a quantum computer.

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Oral Evidence: Quantum Technologies

Professor Hensinger and other scientists testify at The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee concerning the development of practical quantum technologies.

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Quantum computing: Modular system announced

BBC News – report announcing a new type of modular quantum computer being developed at University of Sussex.

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University behind a tech revolution

The Argus reports about the technical revolution taking place at the University of Sussex.

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Quantum computer plans unveiled

The Naked Scientist explores quantum computing interviewing Prof Winfried Hensinger.

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First practical blueprint for universal quantum computer could have revolutionary impact

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council announces the first practical blueprint for a universal quantum computer.

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How we created the first ever blueprint for a real quantum computer

The Independent – How Ion Quantum Technology group developed the first blueprint for a universal quantum computer.

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Breakthrough quantum computer explained by Professor Hensinger

Sky News Tonight – Professor Hensinger talks to Dermot Murnaghan about his research group’s breakthrough in developing a modular quantum computer.

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Here’s how to build the first large-scale quantum computer

VICE – Why now is the time to start building the first large-scale quantum computer.

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Physicists propose football-pitch-sized quantum computer

Nature reports about the first industrial blueprint to construct a practical quantum computer.

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Cyber distinguished speaker series – quantum computing

Professor Hensinger is invited to the US Department of Energy Cyber Distinguished Speaker Series, to discuss his work on quantum computing.

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Quantum computers ditch all the lasers for easier engineering

New Scientist  – How quantum laws allow simplified engineering of quantum computers.

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2020

December 5, 2020, BBC World Service, BBC Newshour: Interview with Prof Winfried Hensinger (go to 0:45)

December 5, 2020, Radio 4 Today Programme: Interview with Prof Winfried Hensinger (go to 1:42)

November 6, 2020, University of Sussex News: University announces strategic partnership with Universal Quantum

August 24, 2020, Science Daily: Predicting computational power of early quantum computers

August 24, 2020, University of Sussex Research News: Sussex study enables predicting computational power of early quantum computers

August 1, 2020, CGTN Europe: RAZOR: First ever large-scale quantum computer to be built in the UK

June 23, 2020, EE News Analog: Quantum computing startup bets on trapped ions

June 22, 2020, The Engineer: Funding boost for UK quantum computing

June 22, 2020, Quantum City: An interview with Professor Winfried Hensinger

June 18, 2020,The Argus: Brighton scientists in the race to build quantum computer

June 16, 2020, BBC News: Universal Quantum: Brighton tech company joins quantum computing race

June 16, 2020, Silicon Canals: Influential tech investors back this disruptive quantum computing startup from the UK

June 15, 2020, Business Cloud: Brighton quantum computing disrupter raises £3.6m

June 15, 2020, The Telegraph: Tech heavyweights give £3.6m backing to UK quantum startup

June 15, 2020, Business Insider: Here's an exclusive look at the pitch desk used by Universal Quantum to raise $4.6 million to take on Google and build the 1-million qubit computer

June 15, 2020, Yahoo Finance: Universal Quantum: Major investors back disruptive new player in quantum computing race

June 15, 2020, The Quantum Daily: Universal Quantum emerges from stealth with £3.6 million seed-funding announcement

June 15, 2020, London Loves Business: British quantum computing start-up Universal Quantum raises £3.6m

June 15, 2020, Silicon Republic: Universal Quantum raises £3.6m to develop scalable quantum computing

June 15, 2020, Medium: Major investors back disruptive new player in quantum computing race

June 15, 2020, EU-Startups: Brighton-based Universal Quantum nabs €4 million to lead the quantum computing race

June 15, 2020, PR Newswire: Universal Quantum: Major investors back disruptive new player in quantum computing race

June 15, 2020, UK Tech News: Universal Quantum raises £3.6m seed funding

June 15, 2020, University of Sussex Press Release: Major investors back disruptive new player in quantum computing race

June 14, 2020, Venture Beat: Universal Quantum raises $4.5 million to build a large-scale quantum computer

June 14, 2020, University of Sussex You Tube: Universal Quantum emerges out of stealth in quantum computing race

May 4, 2020, Quantum Zeitgeist: Brighton based Universal Quantum scales up activities

April 12, 2020, Kovic Talk: Winfried Hensinger - quantum mechanics and teleportation

2019

October 28, 2019, Laboratory News: Rivals question Google’s quantum supremacy claim

October 28, 2019, CGTN Europe: Facebook Live: The power of quantum computing

October 25, 2019, Wired: The real quantum supremacy race is between China and the US

October 21, 2019, CGTN Europe: RAZOR: Quantum computing and Germany’s e-highway

October 10, 2019, Mirage News: Sussex quantum science goes on tour

September 12, 2019, The Inquiry: Why the race to build a quantum computer?

July 9, 2019, ZDNet: Quantencomputer: Forschungszentrum Jülich und Google kooperieren

June 21, 2019, The Telegraph: Unlocking secrets of the universe, curing disease and supercharging AI: How Britain can win the race to create quantum computers

April 24, 2019, Esquire: Quantum mechanics explained: A look into quantum computers, qubits and the quantum state

March 29, 2019, HorizonT: nextM: zwischen Technologie und Philosophie

March 22, 2019, Coin Hero: Sind Quantencomputer eine Bedrohung für Bitcoin & andere Kryptowährungen? (Teil 2)

January 13, 2019, Bitcoin.com: No, IBM’s Quantum Computer won’t break Bitcoin

January 11, 2019, Data Center Insider: Erste Tools, Erfolgsgeschichten und die Forschung hinter dem Quanten-Computing

January 10, 2019, Adrenaline: IBM lança o Q System One, PC que traz computação quântica para uso comercial

January 9, 2019, Wired: IBM’s quantum computer is important, but it’s far from ready

January 9, 2019, ZDNet: CES: IBM zeigt ersten Quantencomputer für kommerzielle Nutzung

January 8, 2019, The Verge: IBM’s new quantum computer is a symbol, not a breakthrough

2018

December 3, 2018, Physics World: The quantum Y2K moment

November 4, 2018, The Telegraph: Scientists plan to build new quantum computing facility in Brighton

November 1, 2018, Science Daily: Preparing quantum computers to leave the lab

October 31, 2018, Evening Express: Scientists hail quantum computer breakthrough

October 31, 2018, EurekAlert!: Sussex breakthrough prepares quantum computers to leave the lab

October 31, 2018, The Irish News: Scientists hail quantum computer breakthrough

July 17, 2018, The House of Commons Science and Technology Committee: Oral Evidence: Quantum Technologies

June 22, 2018, Optics.org: German Parliament considers quantum opportunities

June 6, 2018, Deutscher Bundestag: Digitale Agenda

April 15, 2018, Leadersnet: “Star der Gerechtigkeit” beehrte Zukunftskonferenz nextM

March 8, 2018, alphr: Will quantum computers ever see the light of day, or are they the ultimate vapourware?

March 2, 2018, alphr: How to build a quantum computer: Engineers unveil blueprint for a next-gen pc

March 2, 2018, The Independent: Quantum breakthrough massively speeds up the speed of the ‘building blocks’ of computers of the future

February 14, 2018, BBC News: Quantum computers ‘one step closer’

February 13, 2018, Science Museum blog: Could quantum computers change the world?

2017


December 27, 2017, BBC News: Quantum computing: Modular system announced

September 30, 2017, The Argus: University behind a tech revolution

September 6, 2017, Shropshire Star: Physicists are working on ‘unbelievably fast’ quantum computer

September 1, 2017, IQT Sussex: Walk-in quantum computer instillation created by University of Sussex

July 25, 2017, The Naked Scientists: Quantum computer plans unveiled

July 16, 2017, IdeaXme: Prof Hensinger, creator of the first blueprint for a super quantum computer

July 10, 2017, Reddit: Science: quantum computing AMA series

May 11, 2017, Voxxed: Constructing a practical quantum computer

February 13, 2017, The Register: UK prof claims to have first practical blueprint of a quantum computer

February 9, 2017, Singularity Hub: Physicists unveil blueprint for a quantum computer the size of a soccer field

February 9, 2017, EPSRC: First practical blueprint for universal quantum computer could have revolutionary impact

February 7, 2017, Tag 24: 10 Jahre Bauzeit! Dieser PC wird die Menschheit verändern

February 7, 2017, Semiconductor Engineering: Large scale quantum computer blueprint

February 6, 2017, Computer Base: Quantencomputer: Mikrowellen und Ionen als Hoffnungsträger

February 6, 2017, R&D magazine: First-ever blueprint unveiled for world’s most powerful computer

February 6, 2017, Tom’s Hardware: Un computer quantistico grand come un campo da calico?

February 4, 2017, The Independent: How we created the first ever blueprint for a real quantum computer

February 4, 2017, Geo News, Pakistan: Blueprint revealed of next-gen computers using electric fields instead of cables to connect

February 4, 2017, University Herald, New York: Modular quantum computer blueprint unveiled by researchers

February 3, 2017, Konbini.com: L’ordinator quantique du Guide du voyageur galactique va devenir une réalité

February 3, 2017, Sky News Tonight with Dermot Murnaghan: Breakthrough quantum computer explained by Professor Hensinger

February 3, 2017, BBC One – South East Today: Quantum computer blueprint presented by Professor Hensinger

February 3, 2017, The Argus: Supercomputer may turn fiction into a reality

February 3, 2017, The Daily Star: Blueprint offers ‘quantum leap’ for potential supercomputers 

February 3, 2017, RT (Russia): Quantum supercomputer could ‘change life completely’

February 3, 2017, Top500.org: Scientists come up with blueprint for supersized quantum computer

February 3, 2017, BT.com: Scientists have just released a blueprint for the most powerful computer on Earth

February 3, 2017, University Herald: First quantum computer constructed at University of Sussex

February 3, 2017, Silicon Republic: Researchers release first practical blueprint for large quantum computer

February 3, 2017, News.com.au: Blueprint offers ‘quantum leap’ for super-computers. But will it work?

February 3, 2017, Press TV: Scientists prepare draft to build first large scale quantum computer

February 3, 2017, Econo Times: How we created the first ever blueprint for a real quantum computer

February 2, 2017, Belfast Telegraph online: Quantum computing breakthrough could help ‘change life completely’, say scientists

February 2, 2017, BBC Radio 4 Inside Science : Inside Science (go to 7.52)

February 2, 2017, The Daily Mail: Want to make a quantum computer? Researchers reveal blueprint for device they say could ‘change life completely’

February 2, 2017, VICE: Here’s how to build the first large-scale quantum computer

February 2, 2017, Sky News: UK scientists come up with blueprint for Deep Thought supercomputer

February 2, 2017, International Business Times: Quantum computing update: researchers unveil ‘construction plan’ for an actual large-scale device

February 2, 2017, The Inquirer: Scientists publish full blueprint of a large-scale quantum computer

February 2, 2017, Latest Nigerian News: Researchers unveil first ever blueprint to construct a large scale quantum computer

February 2, 2017, Science Alert: The first ever blueprint for a mind-bendingly massive quantum computer has been released

February 2, 2017, Business Standard India: First ever blueprint for quantum computers unveiled

February 2, 2017, Brighton and Hove News: Sussex boffin leads team designing most powerful computer on earth

February 2, 2017, TechnologyInquirer.net: Blueprint offers ‘quantum leap’ for super-computers

February 2, 2017, Entorno Inteligente: Quantum supercomputer could ‘change life completely’

February 2, 2017, Scientific American: Physicists call for a soccer-field-sized quantum computer

February 2, 2017, I4U News: Quantum computer first construction plan unveiled

February 2, 2017, Next Big Future: Large scale microwave trapped ion universal quantum computer design can scale to billions trapped ions and would solve 2048 bit Shor factoring in 110 days

February 2, 2017, Alphr: This quantum computer blueprint could change life as we know it

February 2, 2017, The Sun Daily: Blueprint offers ‘quantum leap’ for super-computers

February 2, 2017, Techradar India: Blueprints for a large-scale quantum computer have arrived

February 2, 2017, ZME Science: Blueprint for large scale supercomputer could open the road for billion-qubit machine, and the secrets of the universe with it

February 2, 2017, Wall Street Pit: Scientists chasing the dream of quantum computing-technology just got their biggest break yet

February 2, 2017, Popular Mechanics: Researchers design new modular quantum computer

February 2, 2017, IQT Sussex: Quantum computer blueprint with trapped ions

February 1, 2017, Financial Times: Blueprint published for first ultra-powerful quantum computer

February 1, 2017, Exame: Computador mais potente do mundo pode se tornar realidade logo

February 1, 2017, Science Advances: Blueprint for a microwave trapped ion quantum computer

February 1, 2017, Nature: Physicists propose football-pitch-sized quantum computer

February 1, 2017, BBC News website: Quantum computer ‘construction plan’ drawn up

February 1, 2017, The Telegraph: ‘Deep Thought’ – Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galazy dream computer – to be realised by British Scientists

February 1, 2017, The Independent: Quantum computing breakthrough could help ‘change life completely’, say scientists

February 1, 2017, The USB Port: Google is working with scientists on a huge quantum computer

February 1, 2017, Live Science: New quantum-computer design could lead to practical hardware

February 1, 2017, The Glasgow Herald: UK scientists take step towards creating Deep Thought supercomputer

February 1, 2017, Seeker: Blueprint for giant quantum computer promises mind-blowing power

February 1, 2017, Phys Org: First ever blueprint unveiled to construct a large scale quantum computer

February 1, 2017, Futurism: Want to build a quantum computer? Here’s a blueprint

2016


December 26, 2016, Inovação Tecnológica: Construção de computador quântico é radicalmente simplificada

December 7, 2016, New Scientist: Quantum computers ditch all the lasers for easier engineering

December 7, 2016, maistecnologia.com: Computadores Quânticos a um pequeno passo de si

December 5, 2016, New Atlas: Voltage control method brings large-scale quantum computers within reach

December 2, 2016, EurekAlert!: Construction of practical quantum computers radically simplified

November 28, 2016, Electronics Weekly: More on: Sussex quantum computer

November 25, 2016, Electronics Weekly: Quantum computing without millions of lasers

November 25, 2016, BBC Radio 4 Today: BBC Radio 4 Today via twitter

November 25, 2016, BBC News: The supercomputer of the future?

November 25, 2016, International Business Times: Quantum computing breakthrough: UK scientists develop technique to greatly simplify trapped ions

September 9, 2016, Digital Trends: Quantum computing will make your pc look like a graphing calculator

August 9, 2016, US Department of Energy: Cyber distinguished speaker series – quantum computing

2015


July 2, 2015, Science Daily: Freezing single atoms to absolute zero with microwaves brings quantum technology closer

2013


January 15, 2013, EPSRC Pioneer magazine: Quantum leap: EPSRC Leadership Fellow, Dr Winfried Hensinger, on dead cats, binary code and space-age computers

2011


October 31, 2011, BBC 1, 7.30pm: Inside Out 

October 31, 2011, BBC Sussex Radio: Interview on the Breakfast Show 

October 29, 2011, 68caliber: Scientist uses Paintball to Demonstrate Principals of Quantum Physics 

October 27, 2011, Physics.org: Paintball demo targets mysteries of quantum physics for TV show 

October 26, 2011, University of Sussex Press Release: Paintball demo targets mysteries of quantum physics for TV show 

August 10, 2011, AFP: Quantum super-computing sees microwave breakthrough 

August 10, 2011, Physics World: Quantum computing with microwaves 

2010


July, 2010, 2010 University of Sussex Research Review: A quantum leap forward 

January 7, 2010, University of Sussex Press Release: Sussex physicists’ breakthrough in the challenge to build a large scale, super-fast computer

2009


November 23, 2009, US News & World Report: World’s First Programmable Quantum Computer Created

May 14, 2009, University of Sussex Press Release: Physics Students play electric guitars to learn about quantum mechanics

2008


December 1, 2008, Q-Soc Magazine: Behind closed curtains

November 14, 2008, Bulletin: Physics Students learn about good vibrations

August 18, 2008, Don’t panic magazine: What you don’t know about… quantum physics

March, 2008, UK Future TV: Interview with Winfried Hensinger

2006


December 18, 2006, University of Sussex: News Review of 2006

November 12, 2006, Scientific American: Of Brain Maps and Saving the Internet

October 1, 2006, futurist Update: Speeding Up Computers By Cooling Them Down

October 1, 2006, What’s New @ IEEE in Computing: Size-Changing Ion Trap Predicted To Downsize Quantum Computers

Sepember 27, 2006, Science Daily: The Cool Way To Build The World’s Fastest Computer

September 25, 2006, Science, engineering & technology news: Breakthrough in quantum computing

September 27, 2006, New Scientist: Adjustable ‘ion trap’ boosts quantum computingpdf

September 22, 2006, PhysicsOrg.com: Trapped ions and quantum computing 

September 22, 2006, University of Sussex Press Release: The cool way to build the world’s fastest computer

August, 2006, Michigan Business Report, A Quantum Leap for Computers

July 7, 2006, New Scientist: Flat ‘ion trap’ holds quantum computing promisepdf

June, 2006, IEEE/LEOS Newsletter: Semiconductor Traps for Laser-Cooled Atomic Ions and Scalable Quantum Computingpdf

April, 2006, Mechanical Engineering magazine: Wacky Chip

May 7, 2006, The Economist: One Qubit at a Time

March 23, 2006, Nature: Champing at the Bits 

March, 2006, IEEE Spectrum: Quantum leap for quantum computing

March, 2006, Scientific American: Ion Power: atomic ions prove their quantum versatility

January 31, 2006, The Michigan Daily: University Physicists have constructed a microscopic chip with macroscopic potential

January 24, 2006, What’s next in Science Technology: Physics turns a corner with three-point turn atoms

January 23, 2006, Times: Higher Education: Quantum Leap” for Quantum Computing at Sussex University as Ions Go Round the Bend

January 23, 2006, India Daily: University of Michigan has developed a quantum chip

January 20, 2006, Voyle.net: Physics turns a corner with three-point turn atoms

January 20, 2006, Physicsorg.com: Quantum computing steps forward

January 20, 2006, CORDIS News Service: Supercomputer quest turns corner

January 19, 2006, Azom.com: Physics turns a corner with three-point turn atoms

January 18, 2006, Daily Science News: Physics turns a corner with three-point turn atoms

January 18, 2006, TechSpot: University of Michigan develops quantum processor

January 18, 2006, Innovations Report: Physics turns a corner with three-point turn atoms

January 18, 2006, PhysicsOrg.com: Physics turns a corner with three-point turn atoms

January 17, 2006, The Financial Express : Quantum Chip

January 17, 2006, TG Daily: University of Michigan develops quantum processor

January 17, 2006, University of Sussex Press Release: Physics turns a corner with three-point turn atoms

January 16, 2006, ECplanet: Quantum chip

January 13, 2006, Golem: Forscher zeigen eine Art Quanten-Computerchip

January 12, 2006, Softpedia: First Quantum Chip Takes Us One Step Closer to Quantum

January 12, 2006, Yahoo News: Physicists Develop Quantum Processor

January 12, 2006, Wired: Spin Doctors Create Quantum Chip

January 12, 2006, News Factor: Physicists Develop Quantum Processor

January 11, 2006, Pacto4: Cientistas criam “receita” para construir um computador quântico 

January 10, 2006, TecnoCientista: Cientistas criam receita para construir um computador quântico

January 7, 2006, Science News: Quantum Chip: Device handles ions as if they were data (Page Image)

2005


December 29, 2005, Heise online: Quanten-Hardware aufeinem Chip

December 22, 2005, AIP Physics News Update: A Scalable Quantum Computer Chip

December 21, 2005, NeoFronteras: Primer chip elemental para computación cuántica – Portada – Ciencia y Tecnología – Noticias

December 20, 2005, Slashdot: Innovative Ion Trap on a Semiconductor

December 19, 2005, Hardware Upgrade, – Il sito italiano sulla tecnologia: Primi passi concreti nell’informatica quantistica

December 19, 2005, Technology Review: Quantum Hardware

December 17, 2005, Geek News Central: First Marketable Quantum Computer Chip

December 17, 2005, Iran Daily: Ions trapped on a chip

December 16, 2005, Physics About: First Mass Producible Quantum Computer Chip

December 16, 2005, MetaFilter.com: Mass Producible Quantum Computer

December 16, 2005, Brokeid: First mass producible quantum computer chip

December 16, 2005, HPC wire: U of Michigan Develops Quantum Computer Chip

December 15, 2005, Swe Daw Yeik: Scalable and mass-producible quantum computer chip

December 15, 2005, Quantum Biocomm. Tech.: First Mass Producible Quantum Computer Chip

December 15, 2005, MSNBC: U-M Physicists building a better chip

December 15, 2005, What’s Next In Science & Technology: Scalable And Mass-Producible Quantum Computer Chip Developed

December 15, 2005, CR4:Quantum Chips

December 14, 2005, PhysicsOrg.com: Scalable Quantum computer chip

December 13, 2005, Physics Web: Ions Trapped on a Chip

December 13, 2005, InnovationsReport: Scientists’ ‘recipe’ to help build a quantum computer

December 12, 2005, University of Sussex: Scientists’ ‘recipe’ to help build a quantum computer

December 12, 2005, Azonano.com: Scientists Come Up with Recipe to Build Quantum Computers

December 12, 2005, Univ. Michigan News Service: U-M develops scalable and mass-producible quantum computer chip

December 12, 2005, PhysicsOrg.com: Scientists’ ‘recipe’ to help build a quantum computer

December 11, 2005, Nature Physics Press Release: Quantum objects trapped on a chip