News

QuICS to Celebrate Five-Year Anniversary with Research Symposium

November 7, 2019

The symposium is geared toward researchers and students, as well as the Center's academic, government, and industry partners focused on quantum computing and quantum information science.

Hybrid Device Among First to Meld Quantum and Conventional Computing

November 5, 2019

University of Maryland researchers applied their new process to generative modeling.

Stretched Photons Recover Lost Interference

October 18, 2019

Researchers at QuICS and the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) have stretched out multiple photons—the quantum particles of light—and turned three distinct pulses into overlapping quantum waves.

Childs Discusses News of Google Quantum Supremacy

October 2, 2019

Andrew Childs weighs in on recent news that Google researchers may have breached the “quantum supremacy” threshold.

Hartree Fellows Add Scientific Strength to UMD’s Quantum Efforts

September 25, 2019

The program recruits talented postdocs interested in quantum information science to work at UMD for up to three years.

QuICS Researchers Awarded $3.8M for Quantum Computing Research

September 23, 2019

The funding supports a broad range of topics that will lay the groundwork for quantum computers to become practical devices.

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.