The Yale Quantum Institute in the News

EE Times - Januray 7, 2017

LAKE WALES, Fla. — Today only a single company — D-Wave Systems — produces a commercial quantum computer, and even D-Wave admits its latest “2X” is no substitute for a supercomputer (except for a small set of optimization tasks). Within five years, however, all that may be changed.

The Economist - March 9, 2017

After decades as laboratory curiosities, some of quantum physics’ oddest effects are beginning to be put to use, says Jason Palmer

Yale News - April 3, 2017

You don’t have to be a scientist to find beauty in black holes, gravitational waves, and quantum physics. Many artists see it too, says Martha Lewis ’93 M.F.A. It’s a topic that Lewis will explore in a presentation at 3 p.m. on Tuesday, April 4 at the Yale Quantum Institute (YQI), 17 Hillhouse Ave...

Yale News - April 19, 2017

  Yale’s Robert Schoelkopf, Sterling Professor of Applied Physics and Physics and director of the Yale Quantum Institute, was awarded the 2017 Connecticut Medal of Science for his seminal contributions to the field of quantum science and to the new field of circuit quantum electrodynamics. The...

Yale News - May 2, 2017

Professors Robert Crabtree, Nicholas Read, Karen Seto, and Daniel Spielman have been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Sciences (NAS) in recognition of their distinguished and continuing achievements in original research. The academy selected 84 new members and 21 foreign associates...

National Review - May 2, 2017

Quantum computing will be a huge advantage to whatever nation gets it to work first. Let’s make no mistake: The race for a quantum computer is the new arms race. As Arthur Herman wrote in a recent NRO article, “Quantum Cryptography: A Boon for Security,” the competition to create the first quantum...

Yale News - May 4, 2017

From neutrinos to fly vision to follicle regeneration, university researchers talked about a wide array of research at the Yale Science and Engineering Forum on May 3. The Yale Quantum Institute hosted the event, which has taken place annually since 1995. Professor A. Douglas Stone, who has been...

Physics World - May 5, 2017

Molecules containing three atoms have been laser cooled to ultracold temperatures for the first time. The feat was achieved by John Doyle and colleagues at Harvard University in the US, who used a technique called Sisyphus cooling to chill an ensemble of about a million strontium-monohydroxide...