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4 Sep 2019

OPENQKD: paving the way for secure quantum communication

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The LMU Experimental Quantum Physics group led by Prof. Harald Weinfurter is part of a new EU project on secure quantum communication.

3 Sep 2019

EU funding for top-level research

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The European Research Council (ERC) has announced that seven of its prestigious ERC Starting Grants will be awarded to scientists at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) this year. The research led by Prof. Michael Knap, Principal Investigator within MCQST, is among the awarded projects.

29 Aug 2019

Bell Prize awarded to quantum computing pioneers

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The Bell Prize recognizes the most significant contributions to the fundamentals of quantum mechanics.

13 Aug 2019

Otto Hahn Medal for excellent junior researchers

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Otto Hahn Medal: Max Planck Society awards Johannes Zeiher as an excellent junior researcher.

2 Aug 2019

New Toolkit for Photonics: Quantum Simulation by Light Radio

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Physicists from the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics and Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas (CSIC) developed a new principle for quantum simulators in which quantum bits can exchange light quanta via a waveguide.

1 Aug 2019

Light in the nanoworld

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An international team headed up by Alexander Holleitner and Jonathan Finley, physicists at TUM, has succeeded in placing light sources in atomically thin material layers with an accuracy of just a few nanometers.

26 Jul 2019

Ignacio Cirac receives honorary doctor of the UBA

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The University of Buenos Aires (UBA) has awarded an honorary doctorate to Professor Ignacio Cirac in July.

15 Jul 2019

Monika Aidelsburger receives Princess Therese of Bavaria Prize

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Together with other LMU scientists, Prof. Aidelsburger is awarded for outstanding work.

15 Jul 2019

IQM secures €11,5M for Quantum Computing

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Quantum Computing startup secures €11,5M in seed funding from international investors.

12 Jul 2019

Which one is the perfect quantum theory?

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For some phenomena in quantum many-body physics several competing theories exist. But which of them describes a quantum phenomenon best? A team of researchers from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and Harvard University in the United States has now successfully deployed artificial neural networks for image analysis of quantum systems.

14 Jun 2019

Immortal quantum particles

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New research shows that so-called quasiparticles can decay and reorganize themselves again and are thus become virtually immortal.

29 May 2019

A Leap into the Continuum

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Garching physicists develop a new method to carry computations in quantum field theory.

24 May 2019

Direct observation of giant molecules

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Physicists at the Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics (MPQ) achieved to form giant diatomic molecules and optically detect them afterwards by using a high-resolution objective.

7 May 2019

Prof. Ignacio Cirac receives Micius Quantum Prize

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Ignacio Cirac, Director at the MPI of Quantum Optics and head of the Theory Division receives this honor for his work on quantum computing.

22 Oct 2018

A Bridge to the Quantum World

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Monika Aidelsburger uses a special type of optical lattice to simulate quantum many-body phenomena that are otherwise inaccessible to experimental exploration.

27 Sep 2018

The Huge Potential of the Minuscule

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The new cluster of Excellence MCQST aims to create the basis for quantum technology 2.0, which will give access to secure modes of communication, innovative information processing systems and highly sensitive detectors.

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