Argonne’s 2021 Maria Goeppert Mayer Fellows bring new energy, promise to their fields

Argonne’s 2021 Maria Goeppert Mayer Fellows bring new energy, promise to their fields

Argonne National Laboratory

March 23, 2021

The Fellows are conducting a wide variety of studies in several different areas, including two in quantum information science alongside some of Argonne’s most accomplished researchers. The early career scientists will study quantum science topics including quantum bit synthesis via ultrathin layered materials and quantum computing limitations and error.

New analysis paves way for more sensitive quantum sensors

New analysis paves way for more sensitive quantum sensors

UChicago News

November 30, 2020

New theoretical quantum sensing research at the Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering harnesses non-Hermitian dynamics to develop a new type of quantum sensor that has the potential to be exponentially more sensitive than extant technology. Researchers hope to eventually employ quantum sensors to uses like disease diagnosis and earthquake detection, and the new research presents a way to build more efficient and powerful sensors for a variety of applications.

Gov. J.B. Pritzker speaks at UChicago event about impact of quantum research

Gov. J.B. Pritzker speaks at UChicago event about impact of quantum research

UChicago News

November 20, 2020

On Nov. 12, Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker joined Juan de Pablo, UChicago VP for National Laboratories, Science Strategy, Innovation, and Global Initiatives for a fireside chat on the potential impact of quantum science on the regional economy on Nov. 12. The discussion was part of the Chicago Quantum Summit, a three-day event hosted virtually at the University of Chicago where experts discussed the future of quantum information science and technology, developing a quantum workforce, and the applications of emerging QIS research.

Fermilab is partner in Quantum Science Center based at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Fermilab is partner in Quantum Science Center based at Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Fermilab News

November 9, 2020

Fermilab is a partner in Oak Ridge National Laboratory’s Quantum Science Center, which hopes to develop a fundamentally new kind of qubit that could lead to next-generation quantum computers with vastly improved capabilities. The partnership will advance research in the design of topological qubits, the exploration of exotic quantum materials, and the development of an electronic quantum simulator that can run in extreme conditions.

Scientists launch quest to develop quantum sensors for probing quantum materials

Scientists launch quest to develop quantum sensors for probing quantum materials

Phys.Org

October 28, 2020

The new Center for Quantum Sensing and Quantum Materials, based at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will develop and apply quantum sensing methods to study quantum materials. The Center is highly collaborative and will include experts from UIUC, the SLAC National Laboratory, Stanford University, and the University of Illinois at Chicago.