Quantum Institutes News

Postdoc at CWI Email: ian at cwi dot nl Ido obtained his bachelor’s degrees in mathematics and physics at the University of Amsterdam. He obtained his master’s in mathematics at the University of Cambridge, and his master’s in theoretical physics at the University of Amsterdam (including one year of coursework... Read more
Published on: 2021-07-27
Source: QuSoft - Blog
Friday, July 23, 2021 IQC researchers have developed a method to simplify the analysis of quantum communication protocols compatible with existing telecommunications infrastructure.... Read more
Published on: 2021-07-23
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 Over 300 student competitors participated in the 2021 Canadian Association of Physicists (CAP) Virtual Congress and Best Student Presentation Competition in June, including two IQC members who won across different categories.... Read more
Published on: 2021-07-20
The John Templeton Foundation has awarded a grant worth US$3m (£2.1m) to an international team of researchers to conduct a major new project which will focus on the fundamental nature of time and its potential to reveal both scientific and philosophical insights into the quantum world - whose implications for... Read more
Published on: 2021-07-17
On July 14, the new quantum innovation hub Quantum.Amsterdam, established by the University of Amsterdam (UvA), Centrum Wiskunde & Informatica (CWI) and research center QuSoft, and Quantum Delta NL raised the flag together to celebrate their close collaboration for the coming seven years. Together with research institutes, companies and the... Read more
Published on: 2021-07-15
Source: QuSoft - Blog
Thursday, July 15, 2021 The Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship program is awarded to highly qualified doctoral students who demonstrate academic excellence, research potential and leadership.... Read more
Published on: 2021-07-15
Take a virtual wander to see the latest news, current projects and applications of quantum technologies taking place at the University of Sussex.... Read more
In his PhD thesis, theoretical physicist Joris Kattemölle (CWI/QuSoft) proposes a physical problem that could be the first one for a quantum computer to solve. The problem cannot be solved by a classical computer, but a quantum computer with about one hundred quantum bits can. On Wednesday 30 June Kattemölle... Read more
Published on: 2021-07-01
Source: QuSoft - Blog
“I figured out over the last year that I want to get much more hands on”... Read more
Wednesday, June 30, 2021 The Dean of Science Award honours Master’s students in the Faculty of Science who demonstrate outstanding performance. Speaking with the latest winner, IQC researcher Ryan Ferguson from the Department of Physics and Astronomy, we learned about his award-winning research.... Read more
Published on: 2021-06-30
JQI Fellow Alicia Kollár has received a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a proposal aimed at developing a new window into the physics of particles interacting inside of materials and performing educational outreach. The award will provide $675,000 of funding over... Read more
JQI Fellow Alicia Kollár has received a prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for a proposal aimed at developing a new window into the physics of particles interacting inside of materials and performing educational outreach. The award will provide $675,000 of funding over... Read more
A team of scientists at the University of Sussex have for the first time built a modular quantum brain scanner, and used it to record a brain signal.... Read more
Friday, June 11, 2021 Researchers have discovered a new and more efficient computing method for pairing the reliability of a classical computer with the strength of a quantum system. This new computing method opens the door to different algorithms and experiments that bring quantum researchers closer to near-term applications and... Read more
Published on: 2021-06-11
PhD at CWI Email: marten.folkertsma at cwi.nl Personal website: LinkedIn Marten is a theoretical physicist graduated from University of Amsterdam (QuSoft, supervisors: Maris Ozöls and Michael Walter, Group: Quantum Information Theory). Currently he works as a PhD candidate at the Algorithms & Complexity Group of CWI. Relevant publications: – The post... Read more
Published on: 2021-06-07
Source: QuSoft - Blog
PhD at CWI Email: jordi.weggemans at cwi.nl Personal website: LinkedIn Jordi graduated from the University of Twente in Applied Physics and Applied Mathematics. Currently he works as a PhD candidate at the Algorithms & Complexity Group of CWI. Relevant publications: A full list of Jordi’s publications can be found here.... Read more
Published on: 2021-06-07
Source: QuSoft - Blog
Monday, June 7, 2021 Researchers have successfully transferred quantum coherence through photons scattered in free-space for the first time, enabling new research opportunities and applications in fields ranging from quantum communication to imaging and beyond.... Read more
Published on: 2021-06-07
Thursday, May 27, 2021 Canada’s University of Waterloo, Perimeter Institute and Quantum Benchmark, and UK’s University College London and Phasecraft collaborate on quantum error correction, error suppression and error mitigation. Phasecraft is co-leading the project with University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) to benchmark noise, identify error mitigation... Read more
Published on: 2021-05-27
Postdoc at UvA Email: m.g.lostaglio at uva.nl Personal website: https://lostaglio.weebly.com/ Matteo was awarded a PhD in Physics in the Controlled Quantum Dynamics group at Imperial College London in 2016. He was a Marie Curie fellow in Antonio Acin’s Quantum Information Theory group at ICFO Barcelona till March 2020. He then... Read more
Published on: 2021-05-19
Source: QuSoft - Blog
Monday, May 17, 2021 Researchers studying two-dimensional crystalline materials have observed an electromagnetic effect, called the nonlinear anomalous Hall effect, of unprecedented size. Their finding opens the door to exploring other quantum materials using their techniques and hints at promising applications in spintronic devices.... Read more
Published on: 2021-05-17