Nicholas Taylor Earns Top Prize at DSI’s SUDS Showcase
CQIQC Undergraduate Summer Research Program recipient Nicholas Taylor was one of the top-voted posters at the DSI's SUDS Showcase.
Summer at CQIQC! Scholarship students reflect on research projects & career goals
Recipients of CQIQC's competitive scholarship program discussed their summer research projects, program experience and their future goals.
Faculty Profile: Sergio de la Barrera and Xiang Li
Professors Sergio de la Barrera and Xiang Li have recently joined the University of Toronto. The Department of Physics has interviewed them to learn more about their research interests, future plans and past work and school experience.
Professor Hae-Young Kee has been awarded the 2023 CAP/DCMMP Brockhouse Medal for Outstanding work in Theoretical Quantum Research
This medal recognizes significant experimental or theoretical contributions to condensed matter and materials physics. Professor Hae-Young Kee is recognized as one of the world’s foremost theoreticians in identifying new quantum materials with desirable functionalities. Her work has emphasized identifying appropriate model Hamiltonians that have led to new insights and predictions.
Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo has been awarded the 2023 IEEE Photonics Society Quantum Electronics Award
For the past 45 years, the IEEE honours a team or individual for their “outstanding technical contributions to quantum electronics, either in fundamentals, applications, or in both”. This year, Professor Lo received this award for his work in quantum cryptography and quantum network.
U of T-IBM Quantum Computing Conference: Bridging the Academia-Industry Gap
The U of T-IBM Quantum Computing Conference allowed industry leaders and students to discuss research opportunities in quantum computing
Quantum Key Distribution Breakthrough Improves Communication security
Professors Hoi-Kwong Lo & Li Qian are part of a research team that proposed a Quantum Key Distribution (QKD) scheme without any modulators, which removes a major source of side channels on QKD sources.
ECE symposium probes the future of hardware in the age of AI
Professor Joyce Poon organized the Compute Acceleration Symposium, to gather ideas from industry leaders and researchers on potential novel hardware engines to keep pace with AI’s computational needs.
6 CQIQC Members received $2.3M in NSERC Alliance National Quantum Strategy Grants
6 CQIQC Members received $2.3M from the government to support projects in quantum computing, quantum thermometry, and quantum devices.
PhD candidates Noah Lupu-Gladstein and Batuhan Yilmaz receive the 2023 Xanadu Award for an Outstanding Publication in Quantum research.
The winners received a $5,000 scholarship for their publication "Negative Quasiprobabilities Enhance Phase Estimation in Quantum-Optics Experiment".
'Siposium' Celebration for John Sipe
Celebrating 50 years at U of T!
CQIQC Members join international effort to establish quantum communications link between the EU and Canada
Professors Li Qian and John Sipe are part of a large international team of researchers in Canada and Europe that will develop a blueprint for future satellite quantum link technology, with applications in quantum cryptography and the quantum internet.
Condensed matter physicists develop new insight into the enigmatic realm of 'strange metals'
Researchers from the Department of Physics and CQIQC have developed a theoretical model describing the interactions between subatomic particles in non-Fermi liquids.
U of T-supported startup Xanadu aims to lead quantum computing sector
Toronto-based Xanadu is racing to build the world’s first photonic-based, fault-tolerant quantum computer – a machine that could have applications in everything from drug discovery to climate change mitigation
Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo’s start-up company QBT receives $1M in federal funding
Co-founded by CQIQC member Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo, the company received a $1 million contract to test its quantum-resistant key distribution solution.
U of T brings together researchers and policymakers to discuss how GTA can advance Canada's quantum sector
Experts and policymakers gathered at the University of Toronto to discuss Canada’s new National Quantum Strategy and the university’s role in supporting it.
Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo wins prestigious medal for advancing quantum technology
CQIQC Member, Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo has been awarded with the Medal for Outstanding Achievement in Applied Photonics by the Canadian Association of Physicists and Institut National d’Optique.
U of T experimental physicists dip their toes into the quantum ocean
Professor Thywissen's lab has isolated a pair of atoms to observe p-wave interaction strength for the first time.
Quantum information conference brings together experts on technologies shaping the future
Over a hundred leading experts, postdoctoral fellows and students from around the world met at the ninth biennial Centre for Quantum Information & Quantum Control (CQIQC) conference.
Professor Yong-Baek Kim among Arts & Science scholars named Fellows of the Royal Society of Canada
Professor Yong-Baek Kim received this honour for his "remarkable contributions in the arts, the humanities and the sciences, as well as in Canadian public life".
Quantum ‘fingerprints’ made smaller and delivered faster
CQIQC Members, Professor Li Qian and Professor Hoi-Kwong Lo, are part of a research team that proposed a new quantum fingerprinting protocol, which is used to quickly and securely identify whether information from two sources is the same.
Aephraim Steinberg appointed University Professor
CQIQC's founding member Aephraim Steinberg has been appointed a University Professor, an elite designation bestowed on a few University of Toronto faculty members for distinguished scholarly achievement and pre-eminence in their fields.
Centre for Quantum Information & Quantum Control awards Bell Prize to quantum supremacy pioneer John Martinis
Created in 2005, the John Stewart Bell Prize for Research on Fundamental Issues in Quantum Mechanics and their Applications is judged by an international panel of experts and awarded every two years.
Quantum tunnelling from the Steinberg group among “quantum highlights” for 2020
Physics World has selected the quantum tunnelling-time experiment as one of their quantum highlights for 2020.
Paul Brumer: Understanding biological processes through light-harvesting simulations
Professor Paul Brumer and postdoctoral fellow Dr. Chern Chuang have created a computational model to better understand how biological chemical processes work under natural sunlight.