A national research centre of excellence

 

The Centre for Quantum Technologies was established as a national research centre of excellence in Singapore in 2007. We have over 150 scientists and students doing research into the foundations of quantum physics and the ways quantum physics enables new technologies. 



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As reported in Bloomberg Businessweek

 

Read about the research of CQT Principal Investigator Murray Barrett and his group in Bloomberg Businessweek! The article The Race to Build the World's Most Precise Clock features the work of Murray and his team with the element lutetium, including interviews and photos from the CQT lab. Follow the link to the story on Bloomberg's website.



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SpooQy launched from the International Space Station

 

“We are all different nationals, we are entangled together with all the races,” reads an engraving on a panel of SpooQy-1, the quantum satellite built by the CQT group of Alexander Ling and deployed into orbit in June. The artistic payload on the scientific satellite stems from a collaboration between CQT and NUS Centre For the Arts. The quotation is from Mrs Santha Bhaskar, Artistic Director of the NUS Indian Dance group and a recipient of the Singapore Cultural Medallion. It comes from a play that explored messages Singaporeans might want to send into the Universe.

Image: NASA



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Shaping the future of quantum technology

 

Scientists at CQT are pushing the limits of today’s quantum technology, to reveal applications previously never thought of. Get a perspective on CQT's research in this feature by NUS News, with comments from CQT's Director and profiles of our Principal Investigators Alexander Ling, Loh Huanqian and Dimitris Angelakis. NUS News is published by the National University of Singapore, CQT's host university.

 



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QUANTUM: The Exhibition

 

CQT is proud to be a sponsor of QUANTUM: The Exhibition at Science Centre Singapore, open until January 2020. The exhibition brings visitors on a journey from quantum concepts through the history of computing and into the world of quantum technologies. It combines a travelling exhibition developed by the Institute for Quantum Computing at the University of Waterloo in Canada with brand-new displays on local research, including projects from CQT. Follow the link to read more about the exhibition on Science Centre's website.



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Cockroaches win award for quantum researchers

The application of an advanced quantum technology to cockroaches has won an international team of researchers an Ig Nobel Prize. CQT Principal Investigator Rainer Dumke is among the winners announced on 12 September. The award was presented for experiments that used an atomic magnetometer, with results published in Scientific Reports.

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CQT Director Artur Ekert is named a ‘Citation Laureate’ by the Web of Science Group, recognising researchers "whose contributions to science have been transformative, even revolutionary".

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Learn more about Singapore's vibrant quantum ecosystem through the new Quantum SG website - listing some 40 research groups in quantum technologies in Singapore, including those at CQT.

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Singapore's Minister for Education opens QUANTUM: The Exhibition

The exhibition at Science Centre Singapore will run until January 2020. It combines the world’s first travelling exhibition focussing on quantum science and technology, developed by the Institute for Quantum Computing in Canada, with brand-new exhibits on research in Singapore.

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