During the Undergraduate School on Experimental Quantum Information Processing (USEQIP) program at the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) you will be exposed to lectures and experiments on the following topics and more.

 Quantum information processing

  • Quantum algorithms
  • Quantum error correction
  • Quantum cryptography
  • Foundations of quantum mechanics

Implementations of quantum information processing

  • Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR)
  • Electron spin in quantum dots
  • Superconducting qubits
  • Quantum optics
  • Decoherence modeling
  • Quantum sensors and actuators

Experimental exploration

  • Quantum control and decoherence in NMR
  • Attempted Bell-inequality violation and Mach-Zehnder interferometry
  • Investigation of single-photon detectors
  • Superconductivity
  • Fabrication of nano-scale devices in IQC's state-of-the-art cleanroom
  • Quantum key distribution
  • Design, optimize and implementation of a two-qubit quantum algorithm