Next CQT colloquium on 28 October

 

For our October colloquium, we are pleased to have Ron Folman from Ben-Gurion University of the Negev speak about “Matter-wave interferometers on the atom chip”. The colloquium will be held online on 28 October at 4pm Singapore time. Please register to receive zoom details.



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Quantum Shorts flash fiction competition

 

CQT’s contest for creative quantum flash fiction returns! The Quantum Shorts flash fiction competition is accepting entries until 16 December 2021. Writers: tease out a story from the possibilities of the quantum world and enter for a chance to win prizes. Submissions can be entered via shorts.quantumlah.org which also has a full set of rules and guidelines.



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A national research centre of excellence

 

The Centre for Quantum Technologies was established as a research centre of excellence in Singapore in 2007. We have some 180 staff and students doing research into the foundations of quantum physics and the ways quantum physics enables new technologies. 



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Meet a CQTian: Debbie Lim Huey Chih

PhD student Debbie Lim started learning about quantum computer science during her undergraduate studies. Now, she is working on various projects, including quantum time-space trade-offs in quantum computing, communication complexity, and applying quantum algorithms to problems in finance. Debbie is eager to learn. “There is also still a lot of interesting quantum computing knowledge out there waiting to be discovered,” she says.

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Researchers propose tool to extract better performance from noisy quantum computers

CQT PhD graduates Tobias Haug and Kishor Bharti and their collaborator demonstrate a tool that measures the power of parametrised quantum circuits, a building block of algorithms for quantum computers. The new approach could pave the way for improved circuit design. Better circuits could help extract better performance overall.

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Writers stand to win prizes of up to $1,500 for short stories that draw inspiration from topics in quantum physics

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Long is a PhD student working on fabricating and measuring a ten-qubit superconducting chip. He’s also an avid board gamer and yoyo player.

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Popular Q Camp materials shared online for school students

In June, CQT hosted a virtual version of Q Camp, its annual outreach camp for Singapore school students, after COVID-19 made events on the university campus impossible. The camp was fully subscribed, with almost 40 students from 11 different schools participating. To open access to more students and learners in other countries, a big chunk of camp materials has now been posted online.

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Singapore 117543

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