Quantum Communication

QICZ

Research Type: 
Theory
  • Quantum information theory - channel capacity, Rényi entropies and non-i.i.d. in general
  • Randomness - weak randomness and pseudorandomness, extraction, applications, unitary k-designs
  • Cryptography - mainly security of cryptographic protocols and primitives in connection with randomness
  • Quantum cryptography, communication, and information theory in general.
Leader: 
Jan Bouda

Quantum Technologies have a hearing at the US Congress

Summary: 

On the 16 March 2016, The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission of the United States Congress held a hearing on China's pursuit of new technologies. one of the panel was focussed on Quantum Technologies.

On the 16 March 2016, The U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission of the United States Congress held a hearing on China's pursuit of new technologies.

https://www.uscc.gov/Hearings/hearing-china’s-pursuit-next-frontier-tech-computing-robotics-and-biotechnology-video

Quantum Flagship: HLSC intermediate report handed over to the EC

Summary: 

Today, the Intermediate Report from the Quantum Technologies Flagship High-Level expert group has been handed over to the European Commission.

Today, the Intermediate Report from the Quantum Technologies Flagship High-Level expert group has been handed over to the European Commission. The hand-over took place during the Quantum Technologies Flagship conference organised by the Maltese presidency, which saw the participation of high profile scientists and industry representatives, as well as several national programme representatives.
 

QuantERA Proposers' Day in Malta

Date: 
2017-02-16
Registration deadline: 
2017-02-10 (All day)
Place: 
Grand Hotel Excelsior - Malta, Great Siege Road, Floriana
 
 
On February 16th, 2017 QuantERA infoday accompanied by a networking event for potential proposers within QuantERA Call 2017 will take place in Malta.
 

QuantERA launches a joint transnational call on Quantum Technologies research

Summary: 

QuantERA launched its first joint transnational call (Call 2017) for proposals worth € 34 M in support of transnational research in the field of Quantum Information and Communication Sciences and Technologies (Q-ICST).

Thirty research funding organisations from 26 countries throughout take part in the Call that has a deadline for pre-proposals on the 15th of March 2015.

The Call covers six main topics in the Q-ICST field:

QuantERA Call 2017 Pre-Announcement

Summary: 

In January 2017 the QuantERA Consortium will announce a Call for Proposals in the field of quantum technologies.

 

QuantERA is a network of 31 agencies from 26 countries, coordinated by the National Science Centre, Poland. With a budget of over EUR 34 M, including co-funding from the European Commission, QuantERA will support international research projects in the field of Quantum Technologies.

Mesoscopic Transport and Quantum Coherence 2017, QTC 2017

Date: 
2017-08-05 - 2017-08-08
Registration deadline: 
2017-07-20 (All day)
Place: 
Espoo, Finland

This conference brings together experts working on topics involving quantum effects in electron transport, superconducting qubits and hybrid circuits, quantum thermodynamics, circuit QED, cavity optomechanics, topological and 2D materials. It is the official satellite of the 28th International Conference on Low Temperature Physics LT28,  and is endorsed by the IUPAP.

9th Optoelectronics and Photonics Winter School: IQP – Integrated Quantum Photonics

Date: 
2017-03-26 - 2017-04-01
Registration deadline: 
2017-02-28 (All day)
Place: 
Folgaria (Trento), Italy

The Optoelectronics and Photonics Winter Schools are biannual meetings which address relevant arguments of Optoelectronics and Photonics. The School has the tradition to bring together a large number of PhD students and young researchers from all parts of the world who, in a one-week of an intense program, follow a series of lectures on selected topics. The lectures are held by internationally recognized experts in the field. At the same time, the students are encouraged to enjoy the beautiful location where the school is organized.

Minutes of the High Level Steering Committee meeting of the 10th November 2016

As follow up to the publication of the minutes of the Flagship Berlin workshop, we publish here below the minutes of the High Level Steering Committee meeting, which took place after the workshop.

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