Nation’s first quantum startup accelerator, Duality, launches at the University of Chicago’s Polsky Center and the Chicago Quantum Exchange

Program to leverage the region’s quantum ecosystem, including the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Argonne National Laboratory, and P33, to help startups bring their innovations to the marketplace

At the Chicago Quantum Exchange in 2020: A Year in Review

New federal centers and institutes, advances in quantum science, 13 additional corporate partners, and new programs to prepare a quantum workforce

Chicago Quantum Summit highlights new U.S. quantum centers, economic opportunities

Leaders, government officials discuss next steps for advancing the field and support for quantum research

Chicago Quantum Exchange welcomes six new partners focused on advancing research, building a quantum economy

The leading quantum research hub expands to include more than 20 partners, including additional Chicago-based organizations

In new step toward quantum tech, scientists synthesize ‘bright’ quantum bits

Innovative step by UChicago, Northwestern scientists could boost computing, sensing

News

In long-awaited breakthrough , UChicago scientists harness molecules into single quantum state

In long-awaited breakthrough , UChicago scientists harness molecules into single quantum state

University of Chicago

April 28, 2021

R esearchers have big ideas for the potential of quantum technology, from unhackable networks to earthquake sensors. But all these things depend on a major technological feat: being able to build and control systems of quantum particles, which are among the smallest objects in the universe. That goal is now a step closer with the publication of a new method by University of Chicago scientists.

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Blueprint for a robust quantum future

Blueprint for a robust quantum future

Argonne National Laboratory

April 28, 2021

Researchers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, the University of Chicago and scientific institutes and universities in Japan, Korea and Hungary have established guidelines that will be an invaluable resource for the discovery of new defect-based quantum systems.

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Sensitive qubit-based technique to accelerate search for dark matter

Sensitive qubit-based technique to accelerate search for dark matter

Fermilab, University of Chicago

April 12, 2021

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory and the University of Chicago have demonstrated a new technique based on quantum technology that will advance the search for dark matter, the invisible stuff that accounts for 85% of all matter in the universe.

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Career Opportunities

Chicago Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Quantum Science

Chicago Prize Postdoctoral Fellows will have the opportunity to interact with both computer scientists and physicists at the University of Chicago. Applications focused on collaborative and cross-disciplinary research are especially encouraged.

Deadline: Rolling deadline

Certificate Program in Quantum Engineering and Technology

This four-day program will aid participants in gaining an understanding of the basics of quantum information science (QIS). Particular attention will be focused on QIS applications, such as quantum sensing, quantum communication, and quantum computing.

Program dates: April 26-29, 2021

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IQUIST seminar: Jennifer Choy

May 4, 2021
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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75th Anniversary Director’s Special Colloquium

May 5, 2021
Argonne National Laboratory

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