Archer progresses quantum chip measurement

Quantum computing materials development company Archer Materials has begun performing measurements required to build an operational, room-temperature quantum computing chip. The company said today in a statement that measurements related to control of qubits, the basic unit of quantum information, on ‘components’ of its future quantum chip, known as a CQ chip. Archer expanded its…

Small world: atom-scale materials are the next tech frontier

By Baohua Jia, Professor, Swinburne University of Technology Every age in the history of human civilisation has a signature material, from the Stone Age, to the Bronze and Iron Ages. We might even call today’s information-driven society the Silicon Age. Since the 1960s, silicon nanostructures, the building-blocks of microchips, have supercharged the development of electronics, communications,…

CALIX accelerates US growth with in-country acquisition

Chemical technology company Calix (ASX: CXL) has accelerated its penetration of the US market with the completion of the purchase of wastewater treatment business Inland Environmental Resources (IER). The company supplies magnesium hydroxide liquid (MHL) for use in the food processing, municipal and industrial wastewater treatment markets in the Pacific Northwest and Mid-West markets. The…