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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Waterloo PhD student talks research with Nobel Laureates

Jean-Philippe MacLean is in Germany discussing quantum science at the prestigious 66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting.

Monday, June 27, 2016

Over $2.1 million in NSERC awards for IQC members

Faculty, associates and affiliates of the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) collected 10 awards from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Council of Canada (NSERC) on Thursday, June 23.

Friday, June 17, 2016

New experiment clarifies how the universe is not classical

Theorists from Perimeter and experimentalists from the Institute for Quantum Computing have found a new way to test whether the universe is quantum, a test that will have widespread applicability: they’ve proven the failure of noncontextuality in the lab.

What does it mean to say the world is quantum? It’s a surprisingly difficult question to answer, and most casual discussions on the point are heavy on the hand-waving, with references to cats in boxes.

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Undergraduates on a cloud using IBM Quantum Experience

IBM Quantum Experience is used for the first time as an educational tool at IQC’s Undergraduate School for Experimental Quantum Information Processing (USEQIP).

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

New faculty member aims to build quantum processors

Leading the Quantum Innovation (QuIN) laboratory at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), Na Young Kim aims to build large-scale quantum processors based on novel materials and advanced technologies.

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