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Wednesday, May 31, 2017

IQC graduate student wins Vanier Scholarship

IQC PhD student Daniel Grimmer

In recognition of his research in open quantum dynamics and his leadership within the Waterloo Physics community, PhD student Daniel Grimmer won a Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship valued at $150,000 over three years.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Four IQC researchers granted Early Researcher Awards

The Government of Ontario announced Michal Bajcsy, Guo-Xing Miao, Michael Reimer and Na Young Kim, all faculty members at the Institute for Quantum Computing and the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Waterloo, as winners of Early Researcher Awards.

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Violating Bell’s inequality with nanoscale light sources

Tapered nanowire growth

IQC faculty member Michael Reimer was part of an international team that achieved the first violation of Bell’s inequality in a photonic nanostructure with enhanced light extraction efficiency.

Friday, April 28, 2017

Canada’s support will help Waterloo launch quantum research into space

Thomas Jennewein on the roof of Research Advancement Centre 1

Canada is headed for the quantum space race with a project from the University of Waterloo.

Waterloo’s Quantum Encryption and Science Satellite (QEYSSat) initiative, announced as part of the federal government’s recent investment into space-related emerging technologies, joins a global race to quantum cybersecurity via satellites.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Statement on Government of Canada support for quantum space innovation

Raymond Laflamme

On behalf of the community here at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), congratulations to the Government of Canada and the Canadian Space Agency on today’s announcement. The $80.9 million in funding to the Canadian Space Agency is an important investment in the development of new technologies that will benefit all Canadians for generations.

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