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After being the first team to create a two-qubit gate in silicon in 2015, UNSW Sydney engineers are breaking new ground again: they have measured the accuracy of silicon two-qubit operations for the first time – and their results confirm the promise of silicon for quantum computing.


A collaboration between UNSW and the University of Sydney has opened the way for quantum computers in silicon to be developed at scale.

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Two fundamental quantum techniques have been combined by a UNSW team in a integrated silicon chip for the first time, confirming the promise of using silicon for quantum computing.


A reimagining of today’s computer chips by UNSW engineers shows how a quantum computer can be manufactured – using mostly standard silicon technology.


A UNSW-led research team has encoded quantum information in silicon using simple electrical pulses for the first time, bringing affordable large-scale quantum computers one step closer to reality.

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Progress in the research to build the components of quantum computers allows us to teach the discipline in a more hands-on style. This couldn't have been done 15 years ago, writes Andrea Morello. 


UNSW researchers have proposed a new way to distinguish between quantum bits placed together in a silicon chip, taking them closer to the construction of a large-scale quantum computer.

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The risk of sensitive information falling into the wrong hands could be eliminated by a new quantum communication process that delivers unprecedented security.