Correlated errors in quantum computers emphasize need for design changes

Researchers at the University of Wisconsin–Madison found that errors are correlated across an entire superconducting quantum computing chip, work points to mitigation strategies

Chicago Quantum Exchange welcomes three new corporate partners focused on computing, communications, and strengthening the quantum economy

The Chicago Quantum Exchange has added Ally Financial, Corning Incorporated, and Toshiba Corporation to its growing quantum community

IBM and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign plan to launch new Discovery Accelerator Institute

Planned collaboration to focus on rapidly growing areas, including quantum information science

UChicago scientists harness molecules into single quantum state

Innovative step by UChicago towards being able to build and control systems of quantum particles

News

Engineer Farah Fahim awarded $2.5M to advance AI-on-chip for data processing

Engineer Farah Fahim awarded $2.5M to advance AI-on-chip for data processing

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory

July 16, 2021

Farah Fahim, a Fermilab engineer, has been awarded an Early Career Research Award to study the application of neural networks in small areas within the pixel detector of the Large Hadron Collider. The technique is called “artificial intelligence on-chip” with the long-term objective of real-time particle track reconstruction. Fahim has a doctorate in electrical engineering and has worked at Fermilab for 12 years, developing pixel detectors for a variety of applications.

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Opening the gate to the next generation of information processing

Opening the gate to the next generation of information processing

Argonne National Laboratory

July 13, 2021

Research from scientists at Argonne paves the way for improved information transfer in both classical and quantum regimes. The new technology allows real-time control of information transfer between microwave photons and magnons. Relevant potential applications for the discovery include signal switching, low-power computing and quantum networking.

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Researchers, partners and trainees exchange knowledge and insights at CQE Member and Partner Workshop

Researchers, partners and trainees exchange knowledge and insights at CQE Member and Partner Workshop

Chicago Quantum Exchange

July 1, 2021

In April 2021, the Chicago Quantum Exchange hosted the third annual Chicago Quantum Exchange (CQE) Member and Partner Workshop. The two-day workshop provided opportunities to hear from CQE partners; engage in technical discussions spanning quantum communication, sensors and detectors, and quantum computing and algorithms; and for CQE trainees to discuss their work with the members and partners.

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Career Opportunities

Quantum Creators Prize Symposium

The University of Chicago invites applications for its first annual “Quantum Creators Prize Symposium”, which will recognize the achievements of early career researchers in the broad areas of Quantum Science and Engineering. The symposium will be held virtually.

Program dates: September 29-30, 2021
Deadline to apply:
 August 15, 2021

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

Select Events

Summer Workshop Series 2021: Perspectives on Quantum Technology Commercialization

July 22, 2021
CQE, HQAN, Q-NEXT 

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Summer Workshop Series 2021: Career Pathways for Quantum Scientists

August 19, 2021
CQE, HQAN, Q-NEXT 

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