A $1.6-million gift to the University of Waterloo and Technion-Israel Institute of Technology by The Gerald Schwartz & Heather Reisman Foundation is enabling world-changing research in a range of disciplines, including lung diseases and quantum computing.
WATERLOO, Ont. (Friday, April 24, 2015) —The falling apples of Newtonian physics to the amazing and counterintuitive phenomena of the quantum realm will take centre stage when the Kitchener-Waterloo Symphony (KWS) and the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) present their innovative musical experiment next month.
Research in the field of Relativistic Quantum Information (RQI) brings together the two pillars of modern physics: quantum theory and general relativity. RQI research is yielding results ranging from new insights into the laws of nature to concrete applications in quantum computing and quantum communications.