Particle accelerator technology could solve one of the most vexing problems in building quantum computers

Research will help determine whether superconducting radio-frequency cavities can solve the decoherence of qubits.

Argonne and UChicago scientists take important step in developing national quantum internet

Real-world experiment in Chicago suburbs achieves quantum entanglement across 52-mile fiber network

New retraining certificates, curriculum to build the quantum workforce

Quantum Engineering and Technology certificates program at the University of Chicago prepares industry, government scientists for quantum careers

In surprise breakthrough, scientists create quantum states in everyday electronics

UChicago team discovers innovative way to tune quantum signals

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Quantum sound waves to open doors for more powerful sensors

In a first, scientists with the University of Chicago and Argonne National Laboratory have built a mechanical system—a tiny “echo chamber” for sound waves—that can be controlled at the quantum level, by connecting it to quantum circuits.

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2018 Chicago Quantum Summit draws experts from industry, government, and academia

The 2018 Chicago Quantum Summit, on September 8 – 9, 2018 convened leading experts in quantum information and computing from academia, industry, and government for a robust discussion on the future of the field.

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Unleashing a world of quantum opportunities

Moore’s law is bringing us to the physical limits of conventional computing. Thankfully, the DOE National Labs and world-class researchers specialize in breaking boundaries and opening possibilities.

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Career Opportunities

Chicago Prize Postdoctoral Fellowship in Theoretical Quantum Science

The CQE, the Computer Science Department, and Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering at the University of Chicago are seeking exceptional candidates for this postdoctoral fellowship.

Deadline: Review process begins Jan. 20, 2020


The Chicago Quantum Exchange partners with companies, national laboratories, and others to provide training opportunities for students and trainees that expose them to a broad array of experiences in industrial, academic, and government facilities.

Deadline: Rolling deadline

IBM Postdoctoral Trainees

The CQE and IBM are providing opportunities to conduct leading-edge research at CQE member institutions (UChicago, Argonne, Fermilab, UIUC, UW-Madison, and Northwestern).

Deadline: Rolling deadline

Select Events

QIP Theory & Systems Club

March 27, 2020 – Virtual Event

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Powering the Quantum Information Age

April 8, 2020 – Virtual Event
ColdQuanta, Inc.

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CQE Seminar: Sophia Economou

April 29, 2020 – Virtual Event
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

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