Double quantum-teleportation milestone is Physics World 2015 Breakthrough of the Year

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The Physics World 2015 Breakthrough of the Year goes to Jian-Wei Pan and Chaoyang Lu of the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, for being the first to achieve the simultaneous quantum teleportation of two inherent properties of a fundamental particle – the photon.

The Physics World 2015 Breakthrough of the Year goes to Jian-Wei Pan and Chaoyang Lu of the University of Science and Technology of China in Hefei, for being the first to achieve the simultaneous quantum teleportation of two inherent properties of a fundamental particle – the photon.

Recent developments in quantum annealing

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Troyer, Zintchenko and Brown (ETH Zurich) summary on recent developments in quantum annealing.

On December 7, researchers at Google have reported evidence for significant quantum effects on the latest D-Wave 2X device using problem instances that are designed to be hard for thermal annealing algorithms but easy for quantum annealers (http://arxiv.org/abs/1512.02206).

Call to accelerate Quantum Technologies across Europe

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Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society, Gunther H. Oettinger, and Minister of Economic Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Henk Kamp, stated that action is needed to ensure Europe remains a world leader in Quantum Technology.

Yesterday, During the visit at QuTech, Delft, Commissioner for the Digital Economy and Society, Gunther H. Oettinger, and Minister of Economic Affairs of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Henk Kamp, stated that action is needed to ensure Europe remains a world leader in Quantum Technology.

2016 Quantum Conference in Amsterdam

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The Netherlands is planning to organize a Quantum Technologies conference in spring 2016 in Amsterdam in cooperation with the European Commission.

 

To enhance overall interest, activity and investment in Quantum Technologies across Europe, the Netherlands is planning to organize a conference in Amsterdam in cooperation with the European Commission. The aim of the conference is to foster collaboration between European scientific and industry communities, showcase innovation and provide a platform to present a comprehensive vision and roadmap across the spectrum of Quantum Technologies. The Presidency will report the conclusions of the Conference to the Competitiveness Council in May 2016.

First activity report of the "Russian Quantum Center"

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The first activity report of the "Russian Quantum Center" has been published.

The first report of the "Russian Quantum Center" (RQC, http://www.rqc.ru) has been made public recently. It presents the results of research work since 2012, when the organizational period ended and the RQC began full operation. You can grab a copy here.

Report from the workshop on Quantum Technologies and Industry

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The report of the workshop on Quantum Technologies and Industry was held in Brussels on 6 May 2015 has been published

A participatory workshop on Quantum Technologies and Industry was held in Brussels on 6 May 2015. The aim was to identify what could be the markets for quantum technologies, and how these could be industrialised. The workshop report (available here) summarises the discussions and the action plan which emerged as a conclusion.

Claude E. Shannon Award first time for QIPC researcher

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Congratulations to Professor Alexander S. Holevo from Stekhlov Mathematical Institute in Moscow (Russia) who was selected to be awarded the prestiguous Claude E. Shannon Award 2016.

Congratulations to Professor Alexander S. Holevo from Stekhlov Mathematical Institute in Moscow (Russia) who was selected to be awarded the prestiguous Claude E. Shannon Award 2016.

QIPC Young Investigator Award 2015 goes to Oriol Romero Isart

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We are ahppy to anounce that this year's winner of QIPC Young Investigator Award is Oriol Romero Isart from University of Innsbruck (https://iqoqi.at/en/romero-isart-gruppe/staff/oriol-romero-isart)

"for his seminal contributions to many interdisciplinary topics in quantum physics, which range from degenerate quantum gases to quantum nanooptics and opto-nanomechanics, and have opened new doors both for theory and for experiments."

10 Key Tenets of Quantum Investment and QT2 Innovation

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DK MataiChairman and Founder at Quantum Innovation Labs (QiLabs.net) take a look of what he believes are the 10 key facts for investing in the Quantum Technologies field.

DK MataiChairman and Founder at Quantum Innovation Labs (QiLabs.net) take a look of what he believes are the 10 key facts for investing in the Quantum Technologies field.

Read the full Linkedin entry here.

Call for nominations for the QIPC Young Investigator Award 2015

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Nominations for the QIPC Young Investigator Award 2015 are now open.

The 2015 QIPC Young Investigator Award will be presented to an outstanding young researcher in the field of Quantum Information Processing and Communication during the QIPC international conference in Leeds, 13th - 18th September 2015, http://www.qipc2015.leeds.ac.uk/

The award consists of a diploma and a lump sum of 4000€.

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