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  1. May 18, 2022What comes after quantum?

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    Quantum theory, the physics of the very small, helps us to understand nature and our world by explaining and predicting the behaviour of atoms and molecules. Researchers at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) are interested in what comes after quantum theory, specifically the possibility of a broader theory that replaces quantum theory as a more complete description of nature.

  2. Apr. 13, 2022Celebrating World Quantum Day

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    Today marks the second annual World Quantum Day, a day dedicated to exploring and celebrating quantum. Quantum information science and technology helps us to understand our world on a fundamental level. Researchers at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) are discovering and building quantum technologies that will revolutionize areas spanning fundamental research, communication and security, healthcare and medicine, computing and technology, and beyond. 

  3. Apr. 11, 2022IQC PhD student Pablo Palacios-Avila honoured for excellence in scientific outreach

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    The David Johnston Award for Scientific Outreach recognizes students dedicated to promoting public awareness of quantum research and science in the community. The Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) is proud to announce this year’s recipient, Pablo Palacios-Avila, PhD student. 

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  1. May 19, 2022IQC-QuICS Math and Computer Science Seminar

    Dequantizing the Quantum Singular Value Transformation: Hardness and Applications to Quantum Chemistry and the Quantum PCP Conjecture

    Sevag Gharibian, Paderborn University

    The Quantum Singular Value Transformation (QSVT) is a recent technique that gives a unified framework to describe most quantum algorithms discovered so far, and may lead to the development of novel quantum algorithms. In this paper we investigate the hardness of classically simulating the QSVT.

  2. May 26, 2022Understanding the computational power of quantum computers

    IQC Alum Lecture Series: Robin Kothari, Microsoft Quantum

    Join alum Robin Kothari as he shares his career journey and talks about current research.

  3. June 21, 2022Quantum Perspectives: Communication

    Communication networks are an essential part of our world today, used in transactions from banking to education, global business exchanges to defence. What happens when our private information is no longer private? Powerful quantum computers will have the ability to crack the encryption of public keys that we currently use to secure our data, putting our privacy at risk.

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