Thursday, October 29, 2020

A new platform for quantum simulation

A platform based on trapped atoms lays the groundwork for a broad range of quantum technologies and fundamental quantum research.

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

IQC faculty honoured with President’s Excellence in Research awards

Four faculty members at the Institute for Quantum Computing received President’s Excellence in Research awards for their research achievements that were recognized by national or international foundations, associations and institutions.

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

International Quantum Shorts film festival opens for entries

Calling for films that fit quantum stories into five minutes

Can you show us the world through a quantum lens? The Quantum Shorts film festival is returning with a new call for entries. The international contest seeks films up to five minutes long that draw inspiration from the quantum world.

The Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) is proud to once again be a scientific partner in the annual Quantum Shorts competition.

Friday, October 2, 2020

Inaugural winner of Laflamme and Gregson award for women in quantum information science announced

Cindy Yang is the winner of the inaugural Raymond Laflamme and Janice Gregson Graduate Scholarship for Women in Quantum Information Science.

Yang, a new Master of Applied Science student in Electrical and Computer Engineering (quantum information) has a passion for acoustic and superconducting waves who discovered quantum information science while learning how to make photonic devices. She was instantly intrigued by the possibilities that quantum research offered her.

Friday, September 25, 2020

New specialization prepares grad students for growing quantum industry

The Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Transformative Quantum Technologies Program (TQT) at the University of Waterloo announce a new Master of Science degree in Physics with a specialization in Quantum Technologies. 

Friday, August 28, 2020

New protocol is a huge breakthrough for the future of quantum computers

Quantum computers will now have help tackling the central problem in their performance – noise.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Une chercheuse de l’IQC voit ses travaux en informatique quantique reconnus dans un programme de recherche de l’ICRA

In English

Christine Muschik, professeure adjointe à l’Institut d’informatique quantique (IQC) ainsi qu’au Département de physique et d’astronomie de l’Université de Waterloo, vient d’être choisie comme boursière 2020-2022 du programme des chercheurs mondiaux Azrieli de l’ICRA.

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

IQC researcher recognized for work in Quantum Information with CIFAR research program

En français

Christine Muschik, assistant professor at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) and the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Waterloo, has been selected as a 2020-2022 CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar.

Friday, July 17, 2020

Un avantage quantique avec des circuits bruyants

In English

De nouvelles recherches montrent que les ordinateurs quantiques limités disponibles à court terme pourraient être plus puissants qu’il n’y paraît pour résoudre un problème insoluble à l’aide d’ordinateurs classiques comparables.

Friday, July 17, 2020

A quantum advantage with noisy circuits

En français

New research shows that limited near-term quantum computers may be more powerful than they seem when solving a problem that is impossible for comparable classical computers.

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