Lucy Sherriff

Lucy Sherriff is a journalist, science geek and general liker of all things techie and clever. In a previous life she put her physics degree to moderately good use by writing about science for that other tech website, The Register. After a bit of a break, it seemed like a good time to start blogging about weird quantum stuff for ZDNet. And so here we are.

Latest Posts

Matter shines light on quantum data interface at NIST

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) says it has developed a new way of reading data in a quantum computing. This paves the way for a light-matter quantum interface, making for much more efficient quantum data processing.

July 7, 2010 by Lucy Sherriff


Have scientists killed off quantum cryptography?

Firstly, you can relax; this bit of research probably isn't going to totally spoil the potential of quantum computing to provide totally secure cryptography systems. But the scientists behind is say it could lead to better protocols for quantum cryptography in the future.

July 5, 2010 by Lucy Sherriff