Public lectures

We've pulled together a collection of public lectures by quantum researchers from the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) or by researchers who have visited IQC. These lectures are meant for the general public and do not require a scientific background.

IQC researchers

David Cory

David Cory delivering a lecture"Eradicating Landmines Through Quantum Technologies" at the IQC Open House

September 2010

Joseph Emerson

Michele Mosca delivering a lecture"From Weird to Wired" at Perimeter Institute

March 2010

Raymond Laflamme

Still from the TEDxWaterloo video of Raymond Laflamme on February 25, 2010"Curiosity" at TEDxWaterloo

February 2010


Still from a video of Raymond Laflamme delivering a lecture with the title slide for his talk Experimental Quantum Error Correction hosted by the service mediasite"Experimental Quantum Error Correction" at Perimeter Institute

February 2008

Michele Mosca

 Information is stored in a physical medium and manipulated by physical processes."Introduction to Quantum Technologies" at Perimeter Institute

May 2006

Visiting lecturers

John Preskill

John Preskill giving a public lectureQuantum Computing and the Entanglement Frontier

August 2013

Serge Haroche

Serge Haroche giving a public lectureSerge Haroche Public Lecture and Q & A

May 2013

Chad Orzel

Chad Orzel giving a public lectureChad Orzel's Public Lecture at the QNC Open House

September 2012

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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