Quantum Institutes News

  • Putting quantum bits into the fiber optic network: Launching the QFC-4-1QID project
    Transporting quantum information over long distances with glass fibers and paving the way for the quantum Internet: With this goal in mind, the Dutch research center QuTech and the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT launched the ICON project QFC-4-1QID on September 1, 2019. In this long-term strategic partnership between ... read more
    Source: QUTech – NewsOctober 15, 2019
  • Stretched Photons Recover Lost Interference
    The smallest pieces of nature—individual particles like electrons, for instance—are pretty much interchangeable. An electron is an electron is an electron, regardless of whether it’s stuck in a lab on Earth, bound to an atom in some chalky moon dust or shot out of an extragalactic black hole in a ... read more
    Source: Joint Quantum Institute – Univ. of Maryland, NIST & LPS – NewsOctober 14, 2019
  • University secures £20 million investment into quantum technology innovation
    The University of Bristol’s plans to create a technology innovation centre on its new campus have received a £20 million funding boost. ... read more
    Source: Bristol University – Quantum NewsOctober 14, 2019
  • National Quantum Technologies Showcase 2019
    The 2019 Showcase is being organised by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) in collaboration with the National Network of Quantum Technology Hubs and the other National Programme Partners. Following on from the four previous national quantum technologies showcase events, the 2019 event will continue to build on ... read more
    Source: UK Quantum Communications Hub – NewsOctober 11, 2019
  • Hub partner Bristol demonstrates first QKD over 5G network application
    Bristol, 3 September 2019 The completion of the UK’s Quantum Network (UKQN) came one step closer earlier this month with the launch of Bristol’s metropolitan quantum network. Establishing the country’s first quantum network to be used as a national testbed facility for the emerging technologies is a major Hub aim, ... read more
    Source: UK Quantum Communications Hub – NewsOctober 11, 2019
  • Sussex quantum science goes on tour
    With an installation at the Science Museum, and a pop-up event at the Brighton Digital Festival, the University shares its love of all things quantum. ... read more
    Source: Univ. of Sussex Centre for Quantum Technologies – NewsOctober 9, 2019
  • Review collaboration Intel
    On October 2 – 4, Intel visited the FTQC roadmap of QuTech for the annual review of the research collaboration Intel – TU Delft – TNO. The new managing director of Intel Labs, Dr. Rich Uhlig, participated in the program. He said afterwards that he was very satisfied with the ... read more
    Source: QUTech – NewsOctober 9, 2019
  • Stacey Jeffery receives NWO Klein Grant to optimize quantum computing algorithms
    Stacey Jeffery, QuSoft-researcher at CWI, received funding from the Dutch Research Council for a project titled Quantum time-space tradeoff lower bounds. In this project she will investigate ways to optimize algorithms that can be used on Quantum Computers. There are many known algorithms that allow quantum computers to solve specific ... read more
    Source: QuSoft – BlogOctober 4, 2019
  • Des chercheurs de l’IQC honorés pour leur excellence en matière de rayonnement scientifique
    Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Les bourses David-Johnston de l’IQC pour le rayonnement scientifique récompensent des étudiants qui font connaître à la collectivité la physique quantique et la recherche dans ce domaine. L’IQC a le plaisir d’annoncer que les récipiendaires de cette année sont les doctorants Kristine Boone et Ramy Tannous. ... read more
    Source: Institute of Quantum Computing, Waterloo – NewsOctober 2, 2019
  • Apply now for Interim Leadership Team of National Quantum Computing Centre
    As part of the UK’s National Quantum Technologies Programme, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is leading a programme to establish a National Quantum Computing Centre, which includes a commitment of £93m over 5 years, dedicated to drive development in the field of Quantum Computing and to place the UK at ... read more
    Source: NQIT – NewsSeptember 27, 2019
  • Christian Schaffner on BNR Radio about Quantum Supremacy
    Yesterday, Christian Schaffner gave a short interview on BNR Radio about the recent news (yet to be verified) of a computation showing quantum supremacy performed on the 53-qubit platform developed by Google. The interview can be listened to following the link below. https://www.bnr.nl/podcast/digitaal/10390653/ad-blockers-en-quantum-supremacy The post Christian Schaffner on BNR Radio ... read more
    Source: QuSoft – BlogSeptember 26, 2019
  • Four quantum threats to our information
    Thursday, September 26, 2019 ... read more
    Source: Institute of Quantum Computing, Waterloo – NewsSeptember 26, 2019
  • Quatre menaces quantiques contre nos données
    Thursday, September 26, 2019 ... read more
    Source: Institute of Quantum Computing, Waterloo – NewsSeptember 26, 2019
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