The Yale Quantum Institute in the News

Researchers working on the dilution fridge

Yale News

Thursday, June 21, 2018
Yale’s next wave of quantum computing research will get a boost from a $16 million grant from the U.S. Army Research Office. The four-year grant will help fund the work of dozens of faculty members, graduate students, and postdoctoral researchers affiliated with the Yale Quantum Institute. The...
Left to right: Michel Devoret, Martha W. Lewis, and Florian Carle.

Yale News

Thursday, June 14, 2018
The International Festival of Arts & Ideas knew exactly where to go for an in-depth look at the entanglement of art and quantum physics: the Yale Quantum Institute (YQI).

Yale News

Thursday, June 14, 2018
A university committee has made strategic recommendations to bolster Yale’s position as a leading global research university and nurture scientific discoveries with the potential to improve the world. The report recommends bold priorities for investment and changes to organizational structure.

Yale News

Thursday, June 7, 2018
Yale scientists have created a new type of silicon laser that uses sound waves to amplify light. A study about the discovery appears in the online edition of the journal Science.

Yale News

Thursday, June 7, 2018
A look back at The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper days, a town hall-styled meeting on racial inequality, and community “Big Read” discussions of Yale faculty member Claudia Rankine’s award-winning poetry collection “Citizen” are among the highlights of this year’s International Festival of Arts & Ideas,...
Superposed 0 and 1

Yale News

Thursday, May 3, 2018
As the world contemplates the possibilities of quantum technologies, Yale’s expertise in quantum information research continues to have an impact in the scientific community and beyond. Fully useful, practical quantum computers would have the potential to usher in computation speeds that are orders...

Popular Science

Wednesday, April 25, 2018
For decades, the promise of quantum computing has tickled the neurons of drug-makers, spies, and tech CEOs. Such a machine, if perfected, would speed up drug discoveries, decode ciphers, and help AIs parse our digital data. This new brain hinges on the bendy concept of superposition, the idea that...
Baseball player pitching and not pitching at the same time

Yale News

Monday, April 23, 2018
Yale’s latest work expanding the reach of quantum information science is actually a game of quantum pitch and catch.
artificial spin ice

Yale News

Wednesday, April 4, 2018
Yale scientists used laser light to gain access to long-lived sound waves in crystalline solids as the basis for information storage. The result was published online April 2 in the journal Nature Physics.
Dante Lauretta (Photo credit: Symeon Platts)

Yale News

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Astronomer and board game designer Dante Lauretta will investigate space exploration and board games in the Yale Quantum Institute’s fifth event in its series of nontechnical talks about science and the humanities.