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Quix highlights its competitive edge in photonic quantum computing

With the release of a new generation quantum photonic processor, startup Quix wants to show the world that it has the superior technology to succeed in this emerging field.

Headlines

Vodafone probes Effect Photonics’ optical transceivers
Think tank: rejuvenate European IC design before building a fab
New investment primes Delft Circuits for industrialization
Amolf creates perovskite paintings by having the ink react with the canvas
National Growth Fund funds quantum and AI research agendas
TUE develops even smarter smart windows for greenhouses
Bestronics picks BIC to place PCB prototype production
TSMC calls worldwide plans for boosting chip production “unrealistic”

Ultra-short laser pulses point ALSI to new markets

With a wealthy parent company like ASM PT, ALSI has much more budget to spend on development and innovation. It recently launched new technology with which it hopes to make a bid for the memory mass market.

In other news

Dutch intelligence uncovers 2 Russian tech spies (AP)
Self-driving Zoox car could become Amazon’s first robotaxi (The Verge)
We have a winner in the world’s first quantum chess tournament (Ars Technica)

What an amazing year!

All the mayhem caused by the pandemic easily makes us lose sight of all the good things that happened this year. I hope you spend Christmas celebrating our combined accomplishments and that you start the new year focusing your energy on what you’re going to do to contribute. Merry Christmas!