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The UTS Centre for Quantum Software and Information is dedicated to the development of the software and information processing infrastructure required for future quantum technologies.

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    quantum computing has been called the

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    space race of the 21st century its

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    impact is so profound and its

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    realization so challenging that only a

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    large collaboration of the best

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    researchers in the world can hope to

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    achieve this goal now thanks to the

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    next-generation technologies fund from

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    the Department of Defense a consortium

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    of three Australian institutions

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    Griffith University

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    UNSW Sydney and University of Technology

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    Sydney in partnership with seven leading

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    American universities and research labs

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    has set out to develop an unprecedented

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    capability a noise-canceling system for

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    quantum computers the information

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    process by a quantum computer is

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    extremely fragile protecting it from the

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    noise in the environment is absolutely

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    essential for the quantum computer to

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    work imagine yurina know is the

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    environment like the back of this

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    quantum engineering laboratory and you

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    want to take a phone call or listen to

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    music you're gonna need some noise

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    cancelling headphones now we want to do

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    the same thing but instead of protecting

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    our ears we want to protect the quantum

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    bits inside the quantum computer chip to

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    build a noise cancelling system you need

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    three things a microphone to measure the

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    noise a speaker to cancel it and a

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    carrot computer program that actually

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    tells a speaker what to do what makes

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    this problem communicated for us is that

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    a quantum system is very sensitive to

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    all sorts of noise not just vibrations

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    so for example electromagnetic fields or

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    even the presence of other quantum

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    systems here at Griffith we developed a

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    protocol allowing us to characterize all

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    the noises that affect a quantum system

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    at UTS we use state of the art machine

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    learning and artificial intelligence to

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    define in real time what signals to

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    apply to cancel this noise the physical

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    hardware we will use is made of two

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    different atoms implanted side-by-side

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    inside a silicon quantum computer chip

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    the bigger atom is more sensitive to the

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    noise and acts as the microphone we

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    analyze the noise it picks up and then

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    with our quantum machine learning

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    algorithms we adapt the electromagnetic

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    fields applied to the smaller atom

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    that carries the quantum information the

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    result is that the data qubit receives

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    only the desired signals that are used

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    to encode the quantum information while

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    the noise is canceled out this project

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    will develop a crucial capability for

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    making quantum computers work reliably

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    it will also help us create some of the

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    most advanced machine learning and

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    artificial intelligence protocols this

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    major breakthrough for quantum computing

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    will have applications in many other

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    fields of technology development defense

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    and data analytics

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  • QSI Dr Youming Qiao in discussion with HDR student Troy Lee
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    Centre for Quantum Software and Information
    University of Technology, Sydney
    City Campus, Broadway, Bldg 11, Lv 10
    Tel: +61 2 9514 4460
    Email: qsi@uts.edu.au

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  • Professor Zhengfeng Ji and Associate Professor Marco Tomamichel discuss quantum matters, surrounded by glass and steel beams of UTS Building 11