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Friday, July 17, 2020

A quantum advantage with noisy circuits

New research shows that limited near-term quantum computers may be more powerful than they seem when solving a problem that is impossible for comparable classical computers.

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

In Memory of Tom Brzustowski

The Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) is saddened by the loss of Tom  Brzustowksi.  He was a great supporter of the institute having served on our Advisory Board since 2006, including as chair from 2006-2014.     

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Macular degeneration diagnostic tool hidden in plain sight

An experiment that began by testing the properties of quantum entanglement has led to the discovery of a new diagnostic tool that could help optometrists detect macular degeneration much earlier than was previously possible.

Monday, June 15, 2020

Machine learning speeds quantum simulation

“In the future, I don’t think this is going to be replaced with a quantum computer,” said Rajibul Islam, faculty member at IQC and the Department of Physics and Astronomy, as he pointed towards his desktop computer.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Seed fund backs $2.8M in new quantum ideas at the University of Waterloo

Improving thermal medical imaging of the eye with a new quantum camera and developing new materials to enable “beyond 5G” wireless communications are among the goals of six projects recently supported by the Quantum Quest Seed Fund (QQSF).

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