A research team led by Australian engineers has created the first working quantum bit based on a single atom in silicon, opening the way to ultra-powerful quantum computers of the future.
Thinking small has won quantum computing trail-blazer Professor Michelle Simmons the 2011 NSW Scientist of the Year award.
Research which changes our understanding of plant life around the world and work that brings the quantum computer one step closer to reality have won UNSW researchers top honours at the Eureka Prizes.
A team led by UNSW engineers and physicists has achieved a breakthrough that brings a super-fast quantum computer a step closer to reality.
The arrival of superfast quantum computing is closer following recent breakthroughs by an international team led by UNSW researchers.
UNSW scientist Professor Michelle Simmons and two UNSW Business IT graduates have been named among the Bulletin magazine's Smart 100.