One of the most basic processes in all of nature—a subatomic particle’s transition between discrete energy states—is surprisingly complex and sometimes predictable, recent work shows
Thursday, October 29, 2020
A new generation of materials, engineered at the microscopic level, is poised to bring major advances to wireless communications, biomedical research, laser technologies, energy research, and computing.
At the heart of that research is symmetry, properties of a structure that are unchanged when...
Wednesday, August 26, 2020
Yale will play a major role in a new, national center for quantum research announced Aug. 26 by the White House and the United States Department of Energy.
Wednesday, August 12, 2020
Yale physicists have developed an error-correcting cat—a new device that combines the Schrödinger’s cat concept of superposition (a physical system existing in two states at once) with the ability to fix some of the trickiest errors in a quantum computation.
It is Yale’s latest breakthrough in the...
Wednesday, August 5, 2020
Yale University is among the core partners of the new Center for Quantum Networks (CQN), funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
This month, Insights & Outcomes will turn your head with spinning electrons, prolific plankton, and the biology of sex.
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Yale’s single quantum spin story
In celebration and acknowledgment of their long intellectual and working history at Yale, the Department of Applied Physics (AP) and the School of Engineering & Applied Science (SEAS) have officially rejoined forces. As of July 1, 2020, AP is a member of SEAS, joining the school at a pivotal...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Following a key recommendation from a major university report on Yale’s science priorities, the university will consider developing a state-of-the-art building that is intended to transform the pursuit of quantum science, engineering, and materials research.
Yale officials announced the initiative...
NPR's Here & Now
Wednesday, October 23, 2019
We are living in the dawn of a new era in computing.
Google researchers announced Wednesday that their supercomputer Sycamore has reached “quantum supremacy,” or the ability to do calculations at speeds once unimaginable.
Wednesday, October 2, 2019
A Nature analysis explores the investors betting on quantum technology.