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  • Blog Post: Unraveling the Mysteries of Quantum Computing

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies For years now, Microsoft researchers have been working with academics and scientists to unlock the riddles of quantum computing , a field that aims to merge the mysterious properties of quantum mechanics with computing. If achieved, a scalable quantum computer...
  • Blog Post: Station Q: the Quest for a Quantum Future

    Tweet Posted by Jennifer Warnick Station Q , headquarters of potentially world-changing quantum-computing research, is located just past where the Pacific Ocean meets the sand, up through a grove of palm trees and across a bike path. (Do mind the shirtless college student zipping...
  • Blog Post: Station Q: 2012 in Review

    Posted by Michael Freedman, managing director of Station Q Station Q focuses on the physics of those condensed-matter quantum systems that offer the promise of intrinsic or “topological” protection from error and decoherence. Such systems are likely to play an important role in the...
  • Blog Post: Borgs’ Stellar Work Reaps Its Due Reward

    Tweet Posted by Rob Knies Phase transitions. Statistical physics. Probability theory. To many of us, such concepts are simply beyond our grasp, accessible, if at all, only as something relating, in some vague, hazy fashion, to issues mathematical or topics scientific. Such fields...