Jun 6, 2016

Microsoft gives millions to fund quantum computing research at Purdue

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Change is coming; and Microsoft will be there.

With funding from Microsoft, a Purdue research team known as ‘Station Q Purdue’ will research potential methods of quantum computing.

“In order to see if these ideas that (Microsoft) has are realistic, whether they can be experimentally verified and then put to use, (Microsoft) has teamed up with certain experimentalists around the world,” said professor Michael Manfra, the director of Station Q Purdue.

Microsoft’s quantum computing research is done under their own Microsoft Station Q. Station Q Purdue is part of the network of other Station Q research teams that Microsoft has established internationally to study potential methods of quantum computing.

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