This is a Blog posting of the latest news (6th August 2018) added to the News section of the Everything Quantum website, a website about everything related to quantum computing.
17th July 2018 – Chinese Researchers Achieve Stunning Quantum-Entanglement Record – Scientific American article highlighting and discussing the impact of the recent progress of a team at the University of Science and Technology of China in creating an 18-qubit system out of 6 photons.
27th January 2018 – Quantum Computing in the NISQ era and beyond – Arxiv – Quantum Physics – an accessible yet in depth overview of the state of quantum computing as it stands, presented for a keynote address by physicist John Preskill of CalTech. Well-referenced, and the short section on D-Wave and quantum annealing is especially worth reading.
30th August 1995 – Polynomial-Time Algorithms for Prime Factorization and Discrete Logarithms on a Quantum Computer – Arxiv – Quantum Physics Peter Schor’s discrete mathematics paper in which he introduces his now famous algorithm. One of a series of groundbreaking papers by Schor and others that gave real motivation for the applications of quantum computing.