Tag Archives: quantum research

DARPA to Tackle Quantum Research Barriers With New Program; Tatjana Curcic Quoted

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The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has launched a new program that aims to reduce the size, weight and power requirements of military technologies through quantum science. The Science of Atomic Vapors for New Technologies (SAVaNT) program would address an equipment-related issue that hinders the transition of quantum research into practical applications.

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DOE Releases Quantum Internet R&D Strategy; Dan Brouillette Quoted

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The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a report on its research and development strategy to ensure compliance with the Trump administration's 2018 National Quantum Initiative Act. DOE said that the report collates the ideas of national laboratories, industry partners and academic entities on establishing a national quantum internet capability.

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Walter Copan Talks NIST’s AI, Quantum Computing Work at House Subcommittee Hearing

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Walter Copan, director of the National Institutes of Science and Technology, appeared Wednesday before a House subcommittee to discuss NIST’s work in quantum science and artificial intelligence, Nextgov reported Thursday. He told members of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee’s research and technology subpanel about NIST’s achievements in the quantum field, including work in quantum simulation and development of a quantum logic clock.

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Michael Kratsios: ‘Quantum Supremacy’ a Product of US Innovation Ecosystem

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Michael Kratsios, U.S. chief technology officer and a 2019 Wash100 award winner, wrote in a commentary published Wednesday on Fortune that Google’s announcement that it proved the theory of “quantum supremacy” using its quantum computer Sycamore demonstrates the efforts of the U.S. innovation ecosystem, which is driven by cooperation between the federal government, private sector and academia.

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Report: China’s Quantum Tech Research Efforts Spark Concern in US

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China has outpaced the U.S. in regards to producing patents for quantum technology over the past decade and some scientists say the Trump administration has voiced its concern about the number of Chinese students in the U.S. involved in quantum science studies and other sensitive scientific areas, The Washington Post reported Sunday.

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