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News

The Quantum Horizons: Quantum Information Science (QIS) Research and Innovation for Nuclear Science award from the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Nuclear Physics has enabled a new collaboration between researchers who develop technologies for nuclear physics, quantum information science and high-energy physics. 

Yesterday, the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) held its first Colloquium of 2023, including an opportunity to connect to our community with pre-presentation coffee and tea, and a fantastic presentation featuring Dr. Stephanie Simmons titled Silicon Colour Centres.

Dr. Raymond Laflamme, founding director of the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo, has been named Chair of the National Quantum Strategy’s (NQS) Quantum Advisory Council. The announcement was made today by the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry. Laflamme will work in close collaboration with fellow Chair Dr. Stephanie Simmons, Chief Quantum Officer of Photonic and IQC affiliate. 

 

Events

Friday, February 3, 2023 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

Quantum Today: Metamaterials for Broadband Light Absorption

Join us for Quantum Today, where we sit down with researchers from the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) to talk about their work, its impact and where their research may lead.

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