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Thursday, August 16, 2018

New faculty member looks for the quantum advantage

David Gosset

Theorist David Gosset returns to IQC

Former postdoctoral fellow David Gosset returns to the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) as an Associate Professor in the Department of Combinatorics and Optimization at the University of Waterloo.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Ontario Science Centre breaks down barriers to understanding science with QUANTUM: The Exhibition and New Eyes on the Universe

Exhibitions feature hands-on exhibits and multimedia games to engage visitors of all ages with quantum mechanics and particle astrophysics

Monday, July 16, 2018

Quantum startup launches True-Q software system

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Quantum Benchmark, a spin-off company from research performed at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC), announced today the commercial launch of its True-QTM software system. 

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Kevin Resch reappointed as Canada Research Chair

Kevin Resch

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) reappointed Kevin Resch, interim director of IQC, as Canada Research Chair (CRC) in Optical Quantum Technologies. The five-year Tier II appointment, will allow Resch and his team to bring three streams of optics research together in order accelerate the development of quantum technologies.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

$900K in seed funding supports new quantum projects

Exploring how biological processes use quantum effects and developing new nanowire arrays to detect light at the single photon level are two of 10 projects being funded by more than $900,000 from the Quantum Quest Seed Fund.

The funding program, which will launch its third cycle in this spring, promotes the development of new ideas and applications for quantum devices.

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