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Friday, May 4, 2018

New quantum conference will ignite cross-country collaboration

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A new conference for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in quantum science aims to foster collaboration and provide a glimpse into the exciting research taking place in Canada.

Hosted jointly by the three Canada First Excellence Research Fund (CFREF) programs— the Stewart Blusson Quantum Matter Institute (SBQMI), Institut Quantique (IQ), and Transformative Quantum Technologies (TQT)— the Canadian Graduate Quantum Conference runs June 20-22 at the University of British Columbia (UBC) in Vancouver. 

Thursday, April 26, 2018

The mathematics of quantum information focus of new book

The Theory of Quantum Information book cover

A new textbook exploring fundamental concepts in quantum information is now available online or for free download.

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Government of Canada announces contract award to the University of Waterloo for research and development in support of Arctic surveillance

Jonathan Baugh, Michael Reimer, Francois Sfigakis

News Release

Government of Canada announces contract award to the University of Waterloo for research and development in support of Arctic surveillance

April 12, 2018 – Ottawa, Ont. – National Defence/Canadian Armed Forces

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Thursday, April 12, 2018

Quantum radar will expose stealth aircraft

Aircraft

New $2.7 million project funded by Department of National Defence will develop technology for quantum radar.

Stealth aircraft in the Canadian arctic will be no match for a new quantum radar system.

Researchers at the University of Waterloo are developing a new technology that promises to help radar operators cut through heavy background noise and isolate objects —including stealth aircraft and missiles— with unparalleled accuracy.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

The ride of your life: surviving and thriving in the startup world

The cell phone chip Manku developed to see radio frequency.

The concept for his latest startup is something straight out of a superhero movie. Just like Batman used high-frequency sonar signals from millions of cell phones to visualize the location of villains throughout Gotham City in Dark Knight, entrepreneur Taj Manku is developing new software that could soon allow our cell phones to see in the dark. 

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Educational programs

QKD - Quantum Key Distribution Summer School

USEQIP - Undergraduate School on Experimental Quantum Information Processing

QCSYS - Quantum Cryptography School for Young Students

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