Wednesday, February 16, 2022

UK-Canada research partnership aims to expand global quantum network

En français

The quantum internet will allow quantum-secure communication on a global scale. A new collaborative project between the UK and Canada, that has been awarded funding from the Quantum Communications Hub, will establish a key satellite link for quantum communication across the Atlantic.

Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Bridging theory to experimental reality

Researchers find a new way to test quantum thermodynamics in the lab

En français

A duo of researchers, including IQC PhD candidate Shayan Majidy, developed a mathematical tool to investigate quantum thermodynamics on existing quantum hardware. This research helps the efforts underway to bridge the gap between theory and experimental reality.

Friday, October 29, 2021

Hot and cold: controlling noise in a quantum satellite

En français

The quantum internet is one step closer to reality as researchers have demonstrated an effective regime for controlling noise in the photon detectors of a quantum satellite.

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Quantum detectors to be laser-healed in space

En français

A satellite to test in-orbit laser annealing was sent into orbit from the International Space Station (ISS) today, marking an important step towards the realization of secure quantum communication using satellites and a global quantum internet.

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Seed fund continues to support new diverse quantum projects

En français

Two projects most recently supported by the Quantum Quest Seed Fund (QQSF) aim to make quantum concepts more easily understood. The goal of one project is to explain how differences in cultural background influence perception and acceptance to the basic principles of quantum physics, while the other aims to use interactive digital storytelling to advance quantum literacy.

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