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A new collaboration between researchers from the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo, SNOLAB near Sudbury, Ontario, and Chalmers University of Technology in Sweden has been awarded a new grant to investigate the impact of radiation and cosmic rays on quantum technologies.

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A commonly researched method of quantum cryptography is quantum key distribution (QKD). In this method, quantum states are used to generate secret keys which can then be used for secure communication between two users. Due to the fundamental principles of quantum mechanics, the QKD protocols produce keys that can be guaranteed as secure from eavesdroppers, thus also ensuring the security of the subsequent communication using the secret keys.

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SoftwareQ, a company founded by Dr. Michele Mosca, IQC faculty member and professor in the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization at the University of Waterloo, and Dr. Vlad Gheorghiu, IQC affiliate member and alumnus, has been awarded up to $419,200 in funding for a new collaboration with Nu Quantum, a leading quantum networking company in the United Kingdom.