News archive - October 2016

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

New 3-D wiring technique brings scalable quantum computers closer to reality

Physicists and electrical engineers from the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) led the development of a new extensible wiring technique capable of controlling superconducting quantum bits, representing a significant step towards to the realization of a scalable quantum computer.

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Waterloo-led experiment achieves the strongest coupling between light and matter

Researchers in the Department of Physics and Astronomy and the Institute for Quantum Computing (IQC) recorded an interaction between light and matter 10 times larger than previously seen.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Nobel Prize in Physics announced with a Waterloo connection

Yesterday the Nobel Prize in Physics was announced with a Waterloo
connection.  It was awarded to Duncan Haldane, Perimeter Institute, Distinguished Visiting Research Chair (and Professor at Princeton), along with DavidThouless (of the University of Washington) and Michael Kosterlitz (of Brown University).

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