Quantum technology

Why is there so much hype about the quantum computer?

Quantum technology is about much more than the quantum computer, so why is it getting all the attention? How far are the other quantum technologies? And what do we really mean when we use the word quantum?

Ulrich Busk Hoff is a researcher at DTU. Photo: Mikal Schlosser

Quantum technology is an area of rapid growth. Researchers at DTU are focusing on three areas of technology: Quantum communication and data security; ultra sensitive quantum sensors; and the development of quantum computers. This is done through both basic research and development of technologies that can be used by businesses and government alike, which are both showing strong interest in the field.

Read more in our special topic about quantum technology.