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Thursday, December 12, 2013

New $5 million lab to grow building blocks of quantum devices

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University of Waterloo scientists hope unconventional research will bring them closer to the development of a quantum computer

Monday, December 2, 2013

IQC Researcher Awarded Canadian Space Agency Contract

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Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) researcher Dr. Thomas Jennewein and Dr. Vadim Makarov have received a $600,000 contract from the Canadian Space Agency (CSA) to design and build a compact prototype Quantum Key Distribution Receiver (QKDR) suitable for a low-cost microsatellite mission.

Thursday, November 14, 2013

IQC members awarded Tier 2 Canada Research Chairs

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Kevin Resch and Roger Melko named Canada Research Chairs for research in quantum physics

The Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) congratulates IQC members Kevin Resch and Roger Melko who have been named Canada Research Chairs by the Government of Canada for their work in quantum physics.  

Thursday, November 14, 2013

“Hawking” documentary coming to Princess Cinemas

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Special Q&A with IQC Executive Director Raymond Laflamme on December 15

Monday, October 21, 2013

Former IQC PhD student named NSERC Banting Postdoctoral Fellow

Sevag Gharibian receives prestigious award

Congratulations to former Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) PhD student Sevag Gharibian who has been awarded the NSERC Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship based on his PhD research in approximation algorithms for quantum problems. 

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