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Chicago Quantum Profile: Diana Franklin

University of Chicago
March 23, 2020

The University of Chicago’s Diana Franklin fully embraces the challenge of explaining and creating quantum computing and computer science educational materials for students.

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PPE Donations Needed For Area Hospitals

Hospitals, healthcare workers and first responders across the country, including in the Chicago region, are in critical need of face masks and other personal protective equipment. Hospitals most critically need N95 masks, which can help healthcare workers and...

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UChicago scientists predict new state of matter

University of Chicago
February 24, 2020

Three scientists from the University of Chicago believe there may be a way to make a material that could conduct both electricity and energy with 100% efficiency—never losing any to heat or friction.

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Particle accelerator technology could solve one of the most vexing problems in building quantum computers

Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
February 26, 2020

Fermilab particle physicist Adam Lyon and computer scientist Jim Kowalkowski are collaborating with researchers at Argonne National Laboratory to help determine whether instruments called superconducting radio-frequency cavities can solve one of the biggest problems facing the successful development of a quantum computer: the decoherence of qubits.

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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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Tian Zhong receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

University of Chicago
January 31, 2020

The grant is for his research proposal on creating a quantum internet, which could give internet users the power of quantum computing by distributing entanglement and exchanging quantum information over a global scale.

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