IQOQI

Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information

Austrian Academy of Sciences

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  • Error protected quantum bits entangled
    For the first time, physicists from the University of Innsbruck have entangled two quantum bits distributed over several quantum objects and successfully transmitted their quantum properties. This marks an important milestone in the development of fault-tolerant quantum computers. The researchers... Read more
    Source: IQOQI - News Published on: Jan 13, 2021
  • Scrambled supersolids
    Supersolids are fluid and solid at the same time. Physicists from Innsbruck and Geneva have for the first time investigated what happens when such a state is brought out of balance. They discovered a soft form of a solid of... Read more
    Source: IQOQI - News Published on: Jan 04, 2021
  • 13 million euros for basic quantum research
    The Austrian-based quantum physicists Oriol Romero-Isart and Markus Aspelmeyer, together with Lukas Novotny and Romain Quidant from ETH Zurich, will receive one of the prestigious ERC Synergy Grants. Together they want to explore the limits of the quantum world by... Read more
    Source: IQOQI - News Published on: Nov 05, 2020
  • 13 million euros for basic quantum research
    The Austrian-based quantum physicists Oriol Romero-Isart and Markus Aspelmeyer, together with Lukas Novotny and Romain Quidant from ETH Zurich, will receive one of the prestigious ERC Synergy Grants. Together they want to explore the limits of the quantum world by... Read more
    Source: IQOQI - News Published on: Nov 05, 2020
  • Nature Physics: Top publication honored
    A publication by the research group led by Francesca Ferlaino on the first-time verification of special quasiparticles in quantum gases was chosen by the editors of Nature Physics as one of their favorite papers of the past 15 years. To... Read more
    Source: IQOQI - News Published on: Oct 07, 2020
Project Description

The Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences dedicates its work to theoretical and experimental basic research in the areas of quantum optics and quantum information science. Research topics range from the foundations of quantum physics to their applications, for example for metrology, sensor technology and quantum information processing. Internationality, worldwide networking and highly actual research topics characterize the institute's work which aims at conducting independent top-notch research. The institute's personnel and infrastructure is closely connected with the University of Innsbruck and contributes strongly to the education of doctoral and master students.

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  • Institute: IQOQI
  • Founded: 2003
  • Capabilities: Quantum information, quantum cryptography, quantum sensing, photonics
  • Home: iqoqi.at/en
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