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Ions Clear Another Hurdle Toward Scaled-up Quantum Computing

August 20, 2019

Led by QuICS Fellow Chris Monroe, scientists are using laser pulses to simultaneously create quantum connections between different pairs of qubits.

Corkscrew Photons May Leave Behind a Spontaneous Twist

August 5, 2019

A research team that includes QuICS Fellow Alexey Gorshkov recently published a paper in the journal Physical Review Letters. (Illustration by Emily Edwards, JQI)

Second Annual Trapped-Ion Conference Comes to UMD

July 22, 2019

The conference brings together more than 230 students and researchers from around the globe, all working on the science of trapped atomic ions.

Gorshkov Receives Early-Career Research Award

July 14, 2019

Gorshkov investigates atomic and optical physics, condensed matter physics, and quantum information science.

QuICS Hosts Major Quantum Conference and Partner Workshop

June 2, 2019

The weeklong meeting has attracted faculty, research scientists and students from around the world.

QuICS Graduate Student Receives Google Ph.D. Fellowship

April 10, 2019

Su was one of 34 students to receive a fellowship this year, and one of only three to be recognized for research involving quantum computing.

Hartree Fellow Looks Forward to New Opportunities at QuICS

February 27, 2019

Wang brings his passion for math to the field of quantum information science at QuICS.

QuICS Research Featured in Seven Talks at Quantum Information Conference

January 14, 2019

The annual conference features talks and poster presentations from many of the world’s leading researchers in theoretical quantum information.

QuICS Fellow Explores How Cold Atoms Offer a Glimpse of Flat Physics

January 7, 2019

Gorshkov is studying flat landscapes in hopes of unlocking new movement patterns in the quantum world of atoms and electrons.

Space and Time Emerge in Research of New QuICS Hartree Fellow

November 21, 2018

New Hartree Fellow strives to understand more about the relationship between space, time and quantum physics.

Black Holes: The Ultimate Cosmic Whisks

October 9, 2018

In this episode of Relatively Certain, Brian Swingle, a QuICS Fellow and assistant professor of physics at UMD, explains some of the latest research on black holes and information scrambling.

Philosophy Professor Has a Comic Take on Quantum Confusion

October 2, 2018

New book-length comic by Jeffrey Bub and his daughter takes a run at explaining quantum mysteries to the uninitiated.

QuICS Workshop Features Experts in Quantum Machine Learning

September 21, 2018

Dozens of scientists will meet at the University of Maryland Sept. 24–28 to discuss the emerging field of quantum machine learning.

Analysis Suggests Quantum Simulation as Practical Target for Early Quantum Computers

September 5, 2018

Although quantum computers are still relatively small, they are approaching an important milestone.

QuICS Graduate Student Eddie Schoute Ties for Second Place in IBM Qiskit Developer Challenge

August 20, 2018

Prizes were awarded for writing the best compiler code in Python or Cython that takes an arbitrary input quantum circuit and maps it to an optimal circuit for a provided hardware topology.