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Department of Physics, Durham University

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Ph8, Rochester Building, Department of Physics, Durham University
Durham, United Kingdom
0191 334 3520 http://www.dur.ac.uk/physics/

October 2019

Public lecture: Quantum Computing – how to build a really cool computer

October 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Department of Physics, Durham University, Ph8, Rochester Building, Department of Physics, Durham University
Durham, United Kingdom
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Dr. Viv Kendon, Durham University Computers are everywhere: in phones, cars, toasters, on the moon, in orbit, leaving the solar system, running the internet, keeping track of your money, deliveries, the NHS. Every year we are urged to upgrade to the latest, fastest model. But what exactly is a computer, and how can we build a really fast one? Quantum physicists are busy designing and testing the next generation of superfast computers, made from single atoms and exquisitely controlled light.…

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