The federal Minister for Education and Training, Senator Simon Birmingham, has opened a new $3.3 million laboratory at UNSW for the creation of advanced materials.
A major advance on the road to building super fast quantum computers will be announced by UNSW researchers at a news conference to coincide with publication of their work in the global scientific journal, Nature.
UNSW scientists are leading the international race to make the sci-fi world of quantum computing an everyday reality.
Australia's place in the international nanotechnology market has been strengthened with the opening of a state-of-the-art nanofabrication facility at UNSW.
The arrival of superfast quantum computing is closer following recent breakthroughs by an international team led by UNSW researchers.