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News archive - March 2019

Monday, March 4, 2019

Un capteur quantique de la prochaine génération

Représentation artistique de l’interaction de photons individuels incidents et d’un photodétecteur formé d’un réseau de nanofils

Travaillant sous la direction du professeur Michael Reimer, des chercheurs de l’Institut d’informatique quantique (IQC) ont mis au point un nouveau capteur quantique ayant recours à des nanofils semiconducteurs qui peuvent détecter rapidement et efficacement des particules individuelles de lumière sur une gamme sans précédent de longueurs d’onde allant de l’ultraviolet à l’infrarouge proche.

Monday, March 4, 2019

New quantum sensor could improve cancer treatment, long-range 3D imaging

IQC researcher Michael Reimer

A new quantum sensor developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo’s Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) has proven it can outperform existing technologies and promises significant advancements in long-range 3D imaging and monitoring the success of cancer treatments.

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Monday, March 4, 2019

Collaborative Quantum Projects Announced in Joint Research Initiative by Université de Sherbrooke, University of British Columbia and the University of Waterloo

Three of Canada’s most recognized centres in quantum information and materials research are collaborating on five new joint research projects. The three centres are all recipients of funding from the Canada First Research Excellence Fund (CFREF).

Monday, March 4, 2019

New quantum technology projects receive funding boost

Transformative Quantum Technologies

Detecting chemicals in water with quantum sensors and developing new materials to enable topological quantum computing are among the goals of eight projects recently supported by the Quantum Quest Seed Fund (QQSF).

Monday, March 4, 2019

The next generation quantum sensor

Artist's representation of the interaction of incident single photon pulses and a tapered semiconductor nanowire array.

Researchers at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), led by faculty member Michael Reimer, have developed a new quantum sensor based on semiconductor nanowires that can detect single particles of light with high speed, timing resolution and efficiency over an unparalleled wavelength range, from ultraviolet to near-infrared.

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