The Yale Quantum Institute in the News

Yale News

Tuesday, February 19, 2019
Nir Navon, YQI Member and Assistant Professor of Physics, and four other Yale faculty members have been awarded a $70,000 Sloan Research Fellowship to advance their work. This year 126 U.S. and Canadian early-career scientists and scholars whose achievements and potential identify them as rising...

Yale News

Thursday, February 14, 2019
Composer and current Yale Quantum Institute (YQI) artist-in-residence Spencer Topel will discuss how site-specificity, notably in architecture, is inherently linked to experiential art installations — and how this informs his practice as a sound artist — in a talk on Thursday, Feb. 28. The event,...

Yale News

Monday, January 28, 2019
The most important thing is to believe in your students. Once you believe that all students can succeed, and that it is worth your time to help them succeed, everything else is a detail,” said Andrew Houck, professor of electrical engineering and principal investigator in the Houck Lab for Quantum...

WTNH News 8

Thursday, January 24, 2019
An economic boost has been brought to the New Haven area. A grand opening was held on Thursday morning for Quantum Circuits Lab in Science Park. Governor Ned Lamont was among the dignitaries on hand for it.  Quantum’s engineers and scientists will work to develop computers that could someday be...

Yale News

Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Yale scientists have discovered that laser light can be used to cool traveling sound waves in a silicon chip. Their findings appear in the Nov. 27 online edition of the journal Physical Review X.

APS Physics.org

Monday, October 29, 2018
Two teams demonstrate that they can count the number of quantized vibrations, or phonons, in cold mechanical oscillators by measuring the energy in the vibrations.

The New York Times

Monday, October 22, 2018
Christopher Savoie, founder and chief executive of a start-up called Zapata, offered jobs this year to three scientists who specialize in an increasingly important technology called quantum computing. They accepted. Several months later, the Cambridge, Mass., company was still waiting for the State...

SEAS News

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
A team of researchers from Yale Engineering and Yale’s Quantum Institute has been selected by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to develop the core quantum computing and networking components that would make the uncanny world of quantum physics realistic for computing.
Sound waves are used to scatter light between two channels within a silicon photonic wire. (Illustration by Eric Kittlaus)

Yale News

Monday, September 17, 2018
Yale scientists have demonstrated a new method to control the behavior of light on a silicon chip — specifically, its direction — by using sound waves. This discovery appears Sept. 17 in the journal Nature Photonics.

Yale Daily News

Monday, September 17, 2018
Teleportation and quantum entanglement may sound like aspects of a sci-fi novel, but researchers from the Yale Quantum Institute are exploring these very real phenomena in order to refine the tools that will lead to a more stable quantum computer. The team of applied physicists published its...