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Nearly 17 Million Euros Funding for Quantum Lighthouse Projects

Bavaria as a top location for quantum computing and quantum technologies.

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Dmitri Efetov Receives the International Early Career Scientist Prize

Professor Dmitri Efetov has been awarded the Early Career Scientist Prize in Semiconductor Physics by IUPAP.

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Women in QST with Layla Hormozi

Women in QST with Layla Hormozi - Topological quantum compiling -- an introduction.

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Bridging the Gap: Nano Meets Quantum

This workshop brings together young researchers of CeNS and MCQST with experienced scientists from the fields of physics and chemistry.

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Research News

A roadmap for the future of quantum simulation

Leading researchers in quantum science have published a perspective article on the future of quantum simulation, a special form of quantum computing, in the current issue of Nature.

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A Nanokelvin Microwave Freezer for Molecules

Researchers at MPQ have developed a new method to cool gases of polar molecules to near absolute zero. This paves the way for studying quantum effects of exotic forms of matter.

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Quantum cryptography: Hacking futile

An international team led by Harald Weinfurter has successfully implemented an advanced form of quantum cryptography for the first time. Encryption is more secure against hacking attempts.

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Record Entanglement of Quantum Memories

Researchers have entangled two quantum memories over a 33-kilometer-long fiber optic connection – a record and an important step toward the quantum internet.

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The Cluster of Excellence Munich Center for Quantum Science and Technology (MCQST) comprises over 60 research groups from disciplines like physics, mathematics, computer science, electrical engineering, material science and chemistry, covering all areas of quantum science and technology from basic research to applications.

The core goal of MCQST is to discover and understand the novel and unifying concepts in the interdisciplinary research fields of Quantum Science and Technology (QST). The cluster aims to make QST tangible and to develop the extraordinary applications within reach by building next-generation quantum devices.


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