Chicago Quantum Exchange adds new international and regional partners

Chicago Quantum Exchange adds new international and regional partners

Chicago Quantum Exchange

July 28, 2021

The Chicago Quantum Exchange has added the Weizmann Institute of Science and The Ohio State University to its community of members and partners. The Weizmann Institute, in Rehovot, Israel, is one of the world’s leading multidisciplinary institutions in basic science and will join the CQE as an international partner. Ohio State University will become CQE’s first regional partner, strengthening the Exchange’s connections throughout the Midwest and the nation.

DOE Announces $73 Million for Materials and Chemical Sciences Research to Advance Quantum Science and Technology

DOE Announces $73 Million for Materials and Chemical Sciences Research to Advance Quantum Science and Technology

Chicago Quantum Exchange

July 23, 2021

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced $73 million in funding for 29 three-year projects to advance quantum information science for various applications. Researchers within the Chicago Quantum Exchange community lead 4 of the 29 funded projects from national laboratories and universities across the U.S. The research will focus on understanding, predicting, and manipulating matter at the electronic, atomic and molecular levels.

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.

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.

Duality Quantum Accelerator Accepts Six Startups into Inaugural Cohort

Duality Quantum Accelerator Accepts Six Startups into Inaugural Cohort

Chicago Quantum Exchange

July 15, 2021

Duality Quantum Accelerator, launched in April 2021, has accepted six quantum science and technology startups for its first cohort. The cohort will receive world-class business and entrepreneurship training, access to advanced facilities, mentorship from quantum science experts, and $50,000 in unrestricted funding. Duality is led by CQE and the Polsky Center along with founding partners, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Argonne National Laboratory, and P33.