The Yale Quantum Institute in the News

Yale News

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).

Yale News

Thursday, July 30, 2020
This month, Insights & Outcomes will turn your head with spinning electrons, prolific plankton, and the biology of sex. As always, you can find more science and medicine research news on YaleNews’ Science & Technology and Health & Medicine pages. Yale’s single quantum spin story

Yale News

Thursday, July 16, 2020
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...

Yale News

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.

MIT Tech Review

Friday, September 13, 2019
A startup called Quantum Circuits is networking mini quantum devices together to create computers it will claims will be easier to scale up than rival machines. Visit any startup or university lab where quantum computers are being built, and it’s like entering a time warp to the 1960s—the heyday of...

Yale News

Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Award-winning science writer Rowan Jacobsen will present a talk titled “The Nature of Nature — What Happens When We Start Engineering the Wild?” on Thursday, Sept. 5 at 7:30 p.m. in the Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall St. The event is free and open to the public; tickets are available here.