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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Narrowing the gap between theory and practice for quantum secure communications

Researchers from CQT and their collaborators have developed two methods, one theoretical and one experimental, to protect the security of quantum key distribution (QKD), a technology that can be deployed in any communication network that needs long-term security. 

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Congratulations to our graduates!

Warmest congratulations to our graduates! 17 CQT PhD students were graduated on 29 June in the National University of Singapore’s first ever virtual Commencement. CQT Director José Ignacio Latorre says, “Our graduates have had to come to grips with the pandemic while doing science at a high level. It is inspiring to see them complete their education and find roles where they can make their knowledge useful to society.”

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Imran’s electrical and engineering work as a lab technologist at the Centre lays the groundwork for quantum experiments.

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CQT hosted a virtual engagement session with DPM Heng in his capacity as Chairman of the National Research Foundation.

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Popular science book presents the ‘counterfactual’ approach to reformulating physics

The Science of Can and Can’t by CQT Visiting Research Fellow Chiara Marletto introduces her work for general audiences. The book, published by Penguin Random House on 4 May 2021, delves into how counterfactuals, statements about which transformations are possible or impossible in a physical system, could be used to rewrite the fundamental laws of physics.

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Centre for Quantum Technologies, NUS
Science Drive 2 Block S15-03-18
Singapore 117543

cqtsec@nus.edu.sg
+65 6516 2818