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

Chicago Quantum Exchange announces first international partners

University of New South Wales and QuTech join UChicago-based research organization


Energy leading way to tomorrow’s quantum internet

Energy leading way to tomorrow’s quantum internet

The Hill
February 13, 2020

A quantum internet will be built on regional nodes already being established by DOE’s labs. That includes the Chicago Quantum Exchange, which is led by the University of Chicago, and whose partners include DOE’s Argonne and Fermi Labs in addition to several leading universities.

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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

Quantum Information Science and Engineering Network

Program that groups graduate students with an academic adviser and one from a leading technology company or national laboratory. Funding provided.

Deadline: Jan. 17, 2020

IBM Postdoctoral Trainees

The CQE and IBM are providing opportunities to conduct leading-edge research at CQE member institutions.

Deadline: Rolling deadline

Select Events

Harnessing Exotic Configuration Spaces for Quantum Applications

February 24, 2020
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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The Trouble with Quantum Physics, and Why It Matters

February 26, 2020
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory 

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