The Yale Quantum Institute in the News

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...
A network overview of the modular quantum architecture demonstrated in the new study.

Yale News

Wednesday, September 5, 2018
Yale University researchers have demonstrated one of the key steps in building the architecture for modular quantum computers: the “teleportation” of a quantum gate between two qubits, on demand. The findings appear online Sept. 5 in the journal Nature.
Serge Rosenblum (left) and Philip Reinhold, co-lead authors of a new study on a fault-tolerant quantum error correction system.

Yale News

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Yale researchers have designed a new system to keep tomorrow’s quantum computers from “leaking.”  Large-scale quantum computers are still years away, but it is well known that they will need error correction. All of the components in a quantum computer are connected in a fragile, entangled state...
Talia Gershon & Steve Girvin discussing quantum computers

Wired Magazine

Monday, June 25, 2018
Wired Magazine is currently producing a series of videos where an expert explains a subject (music, block chain, biology, neurology…) to 5 different persons with various knowledge on the topic. This week video is dedicated to quantum computing and Dr. Talia Gershon, Senior Manager at IBM Quantum...
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.