News archive - May 2021

Thursday, May 27, 2021

Phasecraft kicks off Innovate UK-Canada project to benchmark and overcome noise and errors in near-term quantum hardware devices

  • Canada’s University of Waterloo, Perimeter Institute and Quantum Benchmark, and UK’s University College London and Phasecraft collaborate on quantum error correction, error suppression and error mitigation.
Monday, May 17, 2021

IQC researchers observe unprecedented Hall effect

Researchers studying two-dimensional crystalline materials have observed an electromagnetic effect, called the nonlinear anomalous Hall effect, of unprecedented size. Their finding opens the door to exploring other quantum materials using their techniques and hints at promising applications in spintronic devices.

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Testing quantum-secure communication in space

Researchers from Canada and the United Kingdom will test a new approach for secure communication using satellite-based quantum technology.

Tuesday, May 4, 2021

New algorithm uses a hologram to control trapped ions

Researchers have discovered the most precise way to control individual ions using holographic optical engineering technology.

Monday, May 3, 2021

IQC researchers honoured for excellence in scientific outreach

The David Johnston Award for Scientific Outreach  recognizes students dedicated to promoting public awareness of quantum research and science in the community. IQC is proud to announce this year's recipients, PhD students Andrew Cameron and Connor Kapahi.

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