Australian start-up unveils world-first diamond quantum computer technology

Australian start-up unveils world-first diamond quantum computer technology uantum Brilliance co-founders Dr Marcus Doherty, Mark Luo and Dr Andrew Horsley. Picture: supplied

Quantum Brilliance, a Canberra-based (Australia) start-up, has reached a milestone by designing its diamond-encased qubits.

The company will be able to test the abilities and features of its system once it is installed in the Pawsey Supercomputing Centre in June, with the aim of creating a lunchbox-sized quantum accelerator within five years.

Thé startup is a spin-off company from the Australian National University (ANU) Physics department. ANU vice-chancellor Professor Brian Schmidt said the University would achieve its goal of creating a billion-dollar company by supporting research commercialisation in spin-offs such as Quantum Brilliance. (CanberraTimes)

Read more.