Quantum states are fragile and decohere quickly. This decoherence is suppressible if the quantum state can be stored in a topological variable. Microsoft’s approach to quantum computing is based on Majorana building blocks and topological superconducting nanostructures. At Microsoft Quantum Lab Delft, we bring together Microsoft researchers with PhD students, academic researchers, and Delft University of Technology employees to achieve scientific breakthroughs in the realization of a topologically protected qubit, with the goal of building a scalable quantum computer. The work in the lab encompasses the growth, fabrication, and physics of strong spin-orbit materials realized in semiconducting nanowires connected to conventional superconductors, with the aim of controlling and studying the properties of Majorana fermions.
- Microsoft Quantum Lab Delft is a state-of-the-art Lab featuring: Dilution refrigerators, Molecular Beam Epitaxy, Cleanroom facilities & Microscopy