Welcome to the Institute for Quantum Computing
- June 20, 2022
EvolutionQ, founded by Norbert Lütkenhaus, Executive Director of the Institute for Quantum Computing, and IQC faculty member Michele Mosca, has secured $7 million in funding for quantum-safe cybersecurity. EvolutionQ is looking to help organizations prepare themselves for quantum computers. Their Series A financing is led by Quantonation, a Paris-based, quantum technology-focused VC fund, with support from Toronto’s The Group Ventures, to “scale up” its quantum-safe cybersecurity tech.
- June 17, 2022
Jie Lin, PhD candidate in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), earned the W.B. Pearson Medal for his PhD thesis Security Analysis of Quantum Key Distribution: Methods and Applications.
- June 1, 2022
The University Research Chair award recognizes exceptional achievement and pre-eminence in a particular field of knowledge. Recipients can choose to receive an annual stipend or teaching reduction of one course per year.
- July 6, 2022
Relativistic quantum information and algebraic quantum field theory: some applications in Unruh-DeWitt qubit detector model
In this seminar, I will talk about some applications of non-perturbative approaches in relativistic quantum information within the framework of Unruh-DeWitt (UDW) particle detector model. The UDW model captures the essential features of light-matter interaction by using a two-level quantum system (qubit) interacting with a (scalar) quantum field, in analogy with atomic dipole interacting with electromagnetic field.
- July 7, 2022
Isaac De Vlugt, Xanadu
Through this workshop, we will present Xanadu’s open-source software tool (PennyLane) and the interactive educational tool (Xanadu Quantum Codebook) for quantum computing. We will discuss how these powerful software tools can be incorporated into quantum computing research and education by going through various hands-on exercises.
- July 15, 2022
Chris Ferrie, University of Technology Sydney and the Centre for Quantum Software and Information
Although most of us don't actually understand quantum physics, we know that it's mystical and awesome, and if we understood it we'd probably be rich and beautiful and happy, right? After all, there are plenty of people out there trying to sell you quantum crystals to align your quantum energy with your quantum destiny. Can they all be wrong? Yes, yes they can.