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 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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Quantum in the news


Readers of Singapore newspaper The Straits Times found out why they should care about quantum physics, thanks to an opinion piece by CQT's Valerio Scarani. Valerio writes that quantum physics is good for more than inspiring movie plots. A grasp of quantum technologies will be important for the future of the economy. He highlights educational opportunities including the NUS Specialisation in Quantum Technologies for physics undergraduates and QUANTUM: The Exhibition now at Science Centre Singapore.

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Quantum Shorts flash fiction


We're pleased to announce the return of the Quantum Shorts flash fiction competition, now with an ebook too. Until 29 February 2020, Quantum Shorts is accepting submissions of stories up to 1000 words long that take inspiration from quantum physics. In the meantime, enjoy shortlisted stories from previous rounds in a new free ebook with foreword by CQT's own Artur Ekert. CQT is the organiser of Quantum Shorts, which has alternated between annual calls for short films and flash fiction since 2012.

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Researcher recognised as one of 15 rising talents worldwide

Loh Huanqian is among 15 "International Rising Talents” selected worldwide by the UNESCO and L’Oreal Foundation’s For Women in Science programme. Huanqian is a Principal Investigator at CQT and President’s Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at NUS.

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Limit-breaking frequency measurement could aid dark matter search

CQT researchers describe in npj quantum information a new way to search for certain axion-like dark matter particles with trapped ions. The technique for precise measurement of particle interactions uses quantum information science.

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Check out the career opportunities available at CQT - groups across our Centre are recruiting at all levels.

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Quantum SG - a network for Singapore's quantum research community

Did you know there are over 40 research groups in quantum technologies across Singapore, including those at CQT and other institutes of higher learning? Quantum SG is an initiative by researchers to provide a network for the quantum science and technology community, helping to build a vibrant quantum ecosystem.

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

+65 6516 2818