Q# Advent Calendar 2018

To celebrate the festive season, our friends over in the Q# team are running a Q# Advent Calendar with a new post every day from 1st-24th December! Check it out to learn more about everything from quantum simulation to solving the Travelling Santa Problem to why amplitudes are complex! Frances and I have also contributed…

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At London Tech Week (June 11 to 14), Microsoft will be running a series of webcasts, talks and events focused on quantum computing

At London Tech Week (June 11 to 14), Microsoft will be running a series of webcasts, talks and events focused on quantum computing, including how it works, its applications and impact. Some of these will feature Dr Julie Love, from the Microsoft Quantum Team. Microsoft believes that quantum computing is not just an improvement over…

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UK TechDays Online 12th–14th of June 2018 http://aka.ms/TechDaysOnline

For those of you who don’t know of TechDays Online already, it is a ‘pop up TV show’ MSFT UK live broadcasts out to our technical audiences and you can tune in at http://aka.ms/TechDaysOnline from June 12th to 14th This summer, we’re setting up studio at the Microsoft Reactor in London and broadcasting through London…

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London Quantum Computing Meetup

Tuesday, June 12 at 6:30 PM – LONDON, UK Quantum Meetup Topological Qubits are an approach to Quantum Computing that is looking to use quasi-particles called Majorana Fermions to create truly scalable qubit. Topological Qubits are an approach to Quantum Computing that is looking to use quasi-particles called Majorana Fermions to create truly scalable qubit…

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Bristol Quantum Gameathon

In a run up BQIT – The Bristol Quantum Information Technologies Workshop  18-20 April 2018. BQIT is aimed at answering everything you need to know about the emerging field of Quantum Technology. As part of the run up to BQIT:18 the Microsoft Quantum team spent the day at Bristol University sharing details of Microsoft Quantum…

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Quantum Computing: Quick Reference Guide

Already understand the basics and just want to get stuck in? Can’t quite remember what the CSWAP matrix looks like? This post is for you. Here you will find a collection of all the main states/gates/matrices/useful maths bits/etc. covered so far in this blog series. This cheat-sheet will be updated as important new things are…

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Quantum Teleportation in Q#

[Note: This is the second post in the series ‘A Beginner’s Guide to Quantum Computing’ and assumes you’ve read the first post here.]   First things first, quantum teleportation isn’t going to get my grandma in Yorkshire to my flat in London, although that would be nice. Now, she’s heard I like this thing called…

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Quantum Computing Primer: Pure and Mixed States

This is one in a series of blog posts designed to get you up and running with Quantum Computing using Microsoft’s Q# platform. For all posts past and future, please refer to the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Quantum Computing and Q# Blog. Introduction In the previous post, I introduced the Bloch Sphere as a mechanism…

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The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Quantum Computing and Q# Blog

Lost? Confused? Don’t know where to start with all this quantum computing stuff? Don’t panic! This post is intended to function as a start page/guide to help you navigate your way through the various quantum computing and Q# posts hosted here on the Faculty blog (https://aka.ms/faculty). Q# is Microsoft’s new quantum-focused language, designed to bring…

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Quantum Gates and Circuits: The Crash Course

This is the second in a series of blog posts designed to get you up and running with Quantum Computing using Microsoft’s Q# platform. The previous post can be found here. For all posts past and future, please refer to the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Quantum Computing and Q# Blog. Introduction Before we can move on…

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