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Scientists turn a nanowire with exotic currents into a probe for magnetism.

Recently a team of IQUIST researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign added a twist to their STM by replacing the tip with a nanowire made from an exotic material, samarium hexaboride (SmB6). They use the nanowire to image magnetic features in an approach that has potential advantages compared to other methods. As published in the September 9th issue of Science, their combined measurements and calculations showed evidence of the unusual nature of the nanowire itself. 

IQUIST testbed stands up quantum computing processors

At The Grainger College of Engineering’s IQUIST quantum testbed, a collaboration of researchers is hard at work assembling quantum processors based on today’s leading quantum bit (qubit) technologies—superconducting circuits and trapped atomic ions.

Elizabeth Goldschmidt: creating quantum memories

Researchers such as Elizabeth Goldschmidt, an assistant professor at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, are developing all manner of maneuvers for managing photons as quantum carriers of information.

UIUC researchers to develop new interconnects as important step in enabling quantum networks

Researchers at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign were awarded a grant to begin developing interconnects that, if successful, could serve as linkages in a network of quantum processors and other elements. 

The Illinois Quantum Information Science and Technology Center (IQUIST) brings together physicists, engineers, computer scientists, and mathematicians to advance quantum information science and train a quantum-ready workforce. The center is a core member of the Chicago Quantum Exchange and is accelerating innovation through partnerships spanning academia, government, and industry.

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  • Research

Quantum repeaters and their role in information technology

Kevin Jackson | Argonne National Lab | December 13, 2022

  • Quantum All-Star

Douglas Beck brings diverse knowledge to IQUIST

Maggie Knutte | December 9, 2022

U P C O M I N G   E V E N T S

January
27

Democratizing Robot Learning and Teaming

https://illinois.zoom.us/j/84677224909?pwd=bHQ3bUZBaXlIWEliUkM4WmhhdDVOZz09

1:00 PM

January
31
February
7

IQUIST Seminar: Jong Yeon Lee, University of California Santa Barbara

190 Engineering Sciences Building, 1101 W Springfield Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

11:00 AM

February
14

IQUIST Seminar: Xun Gao, Harvard University

190 Engineering Sciences Building, 1101 W Springfield Ave, Urbana, IL 61801

11:00 AM

February
9

HQAN Research Coordination Talks - Bermien & Levchenko Labs

2008 Superconductivity Center

12:00 PM

February
23

HQAN Research Coordination Talks - Chong & Pfaff Labs

2008 Superconductivity Center

12:00 PM

February
25
February
1

QSQM Research Symposium

UIUC: 190 Engineering Sciences Building | SLAC: 335 McCullough Building

2:00 PM

March
1

QSQM Research Symposium

UIUC: 190 Engineering Sciences Building | SLAC: 335 McCullough Building

2:00 PM

April
5

QSQM Research Symposium

UIUC: 190 Engineering Sciences Building | SLAC: 335 McCullough Building

2:00 PM


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