U.S. Department of Energy Unveils Blueprint for the Quantum Internet

U.S. Department of Energy Unveils Blueprint for the Quantum Internet

July 23, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) unveiled a report today, July 23, which lays out a blueprint strategy for the development of a national quantum internet, bringing the United States to the forefront of the global quantum race and ushering in a new era of communications. This report provides a pathway to ensure the development of the National Quantum Initiative Act, which was signed into law by President Trump in December of 2018.

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, UW-Madison, UChicago to partner in $25M NSF quantum information institute

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, UW-Madison, UChicago to partner in $25M NSF quantum information institute

July 22, 2020

The NSF has announced a new institute that will explore new ways to create and connect quantum computers and networks. Established with a $25 million, five-year award, the new Quantum Leap Challenge Institute for Hybrid Quantum Architectures and Networks (HQAN) will be headquartered at The Grainger College of Engineering’s Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology Center (IQUIST).