News archive - October 2021

Friday, October 29, 2021

Hot and cold: controlling noise in a quantum satellite

The quantum internet is one step closer to reality as researchers have demonstrated an effective regime for controlling noise in the photon detectors of a quantum satellite.

Monday, October 25, 2021

Prescod-Weinstein returns to Waterloo to talk about her new book on particle physics and the limitation of science

Chanda Prescod-Weinstein (PhD, Physics 2011) will discuss her book The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, & Dreams Deferred on Monday, November 1 at 2:00 p.m. virtually at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) at the University of Waterloo.

Saturday, October 23, 2021

Combatting crosstalk in quantum computers

In an advance towards better control over large quantum computers, researchers have demonstrated a new tool to compensate for crosstalk in superconducting circuits.

Thursday, October 14, 2021

2021 Recipient of Laflamme and Gregson Award for Women in Quantum Information Science Announced

Olivia Woodman is the 2021 recipient of the Raymond Laflamme and Janice Gregson Graduate Scholarship for Women in Quantum Information Science.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Quantum detectors to be laser-healed in space

A satellite to test in-orbit laser annealing was sent into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS) today, marking an important step towards the realization of secure quantum communication using satellites and a global quantum internet.

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