Research and development in quantum technology

TU Delft and TNO, Netherlands


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Recent Insight
  • Quantum Hardware Outlook 2020
    2019 saw Google finally demonstrate quantum supremacy. Competitors such as IBM reminded us that this was just an opening skirmish in what will be a long campaign. In 2020 we will see paths divide as competing companies and technologies face-up to the quantum chasm blocking the way to large scale ... read more
    Source: Fact Based Insight – prepare for tomorrowDecember 16, 2019
  • Quantum Internet Outlook 2020
    Fortunately preparations are well in hand to fix the Internet before large scale quantum computers can break it. But even in 2020, sensitive data intercepted and stored is already vulnerable to future attack. Companies must act to ensure they are not caught-out by the coming transition. In the longer term, ... read more
    Source: Fact Based Insight – prepare for tomorrowDecember 16, 2019
  • Quantum Landscape Outlook 2020
    The quantum race is truly underway as regions and nations vie to join the $1 billion club. 2020 will see geopolitical considerations increasingly hard to ignore as major national programmes chart their way forward. 2019 was a year of consolidation for national quantum programmes. Everyone wanted to boast about how ... read more
    Source: Fact Based Insight – prepare for tomorrowDecember 16, 2019
Latest News
  • Cryo-chip overcomes obstacle to large-scale quantum computers
    QuTech has resolved a major issue on the road towards a working large-scale quantum computer. QuTech, together with Intel, has designed and fabricated an integrated circuit that can operate at extremely low temperatures when controlling qubits, the essential building blocks of a quantum computer. This paves the way for the ... read more
    Source: QUTech – NewsFebruary 19, 2020
  • State Secretary Mona Keijzer invests €23,5 million in quantum technologies
    State Secretary Mona Keijzer announced yesterday that she will invest €23,5 million in quantum technologies over the next five years. This initial investment will be used to fund the high priority actions identified last September by the National Agenda on Quantum Technology. “The urgency is high,” Keijzer writes in her ... read more
    Source: QUTech – NewsFebruary 18, 2020
  • Building the foundations of a quantum computer
    Interview with Giordano Scappucci When you set foot in the lab, you instantly feel that something special is happening here. The room houses a long desk with monitors showing graphs, but most of the space is taken up by two complicated-looking machines, surrounded by fences that keep guests at a ... read more
    Source: QUTech – NewsFebruary 5, 2020
  • Reliable and extremely fast quantum calculations with germanium transistors
    Transistors based on germanium can perform calculations for the future quantum computer. This discovery by the team of Menno Veldhorst may place the transistor, which changed our daily lives drastically since its invention in the 1940’s, at the basis of the quantum revolution. The researchers at QuTech, a collaboration of ... read more
    Source: QUTech – NewsJanuary 13, 2020
  • QuTech realises ‘MRI on the atomic scale’
    Researchers at QuTech, a collaboration of TU Delft and TNO, have developed a new magnetic quantum sensing technology that can image samples with atomic-scale resolution. It opens the door towards imaging individual molecules, like proteins and other complex systems, atom by atom. The team reports on their results today in Nature. ... read more
    Source: QUTech – NewsDecember 18, 2019
  • Srijit Goswami wins NWO KLEIN Grant
    Today, NWO announced that Srijit Goswami is one of the 20 winners of the KLEIN grant, intended for innovative, high-quality, fundamental research and/or studies involving matters of scientific urgency. Goswami will study self-tuned topological states in semiconductor quantum wells. Majoranas are exotic particles that could one day be used to ... read more
    Source: QUTech – NewsNovember 28, 2019
  • Ervaren management assistente QuTech
    QuTech is het missiegedreven onderzoeksinstituut van TNO en TU Delft gericht op het ontwikkelen van quantumtechnologie, zoals inherent veilige quantum-netwerkverbindingen en quantumcomputers. Bij QuTech werken internationaal toonaangevende wetenschappers en ingenieurs samen met internationale bedrijven, partneruniversiteiten en overheden aan de nieuwe generatie ICT technologie. QuTech is sterk gegroeid sinds de start ... read more
    Source: QUTech – NewsNovember 18, 2019
  • Curious about the labs inside QuTech? Take our lab tour with Ronald Hanson
    At QuTech we work on the development of quantum internet and quantum computers. Scientific Director Ronald Hanson takes you on a video tour through our labs, where our scientists and engineers develop technologies for quantum computing and quantum internet.   The post Curious about the labs inside QuTech? Take our ... read more
    Source: QUTech – NewsNovember 6, 2019
  • Take part in Pan-European Quantum Internet Hackathon
    We take on the Quantum Internet simultaneously in six nodes across Europe on 5-6 November 2019. Join us at: QuTech, Delft the Netherlands Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland CNRS, Paris, France University of Padua, Padua, Italy University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia & Herzegovina CERN, Geneve, Switserland  HOW THIS HACKATHON WORKS ... read more
    Source: QUTech – NewsOctober 22, 2019
  • 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


Project Description

QuTech is an advanced research center for quantum computing and quantum internet, a collaboration founded by TU Delft and TNO. QuTech addresses scientific challenges as well as engineering issues in a joint center of know-how with industrial partners.

Quantum Technology is a key future emerging technology. QuTech is at the forefront of research and development in quantum technology. QuTech currently has three research & technology roadmaps and one partnering roadmap. Additional roadmaps will be developed in the next five years. Quantum research in Delft is at the forefront of new developments with seminal discoveries in superconductor- and semiconductor-based qubits, the discovery of the Majorana.

Project Details
  • Institute: QUTech
  • Founded: 2014
  • Capabilities: Fault-tolereant quantum computing, quantum internet and networked computing, topological quantum computing
  • Home: qutech.nl
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