A UK cryogenic-CMOS research project has taped out its first demonstrator chip for core memory IP expected to be able to operate at close to absolute zero.
Partners in the UK’s CryoCMOS Consortium have developed models that are expected to help deliver CMOS chips that will work inside cryostats.
Semiwise has developed transistor models for the GlobalFoundries 22FDX that cover operation at cryogenic temperatures.
A £6.5m grant will fund the development of memories and other IP to improve the control of qubits in quantum computers.
The IEDM has chosen a theme based around technologies for connected devices for its upcoming conference in December.
The US Quantum Economic Development Consortium is looking to stimulate a supply chain and technology infrastructure for quantum computing, with more about its efforts due to come out in the next few days.
IEDM plans to expand its range of coverage for the 2019 event to encompass a range of novel computing platforms, from neuromorphic architectures to machines that emulate thermodynamic systems.
IEDM has issued a call for papers for its 2018 conference, expecting to cover devices and circuit interactions in neuromorphic, quantum and conventional computing.
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