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Scientists take important step toward building practical quantum internet
An International Research Team, including Dr. Daniel Oblak and Dr. Christoph Simon of the University of Calgary, have achieved sustained, long-distance teleportation, through 44 kilometers of optical fibre, of qubits of photons in a big step toward a “quantum internet.” Click here for the full article.
Tiny technology, big recognition: Physicist honoured with international award for nanotechnology
University of Alberta Physicist, Robert Wolkow, is being honoured with one of the world’s premier nanotechnology awards—AVS Nanoscale Science and Technology Division Nanotechnology Recognition Award. Click here for the full article.
Province gives $11.8M to U of C for quantum research, other projects
An $11.8-million investment from the provincial government will help the University of Calgary support programs designed to foster new technology-related jobs in Alberta, the UCP announced Friday. Click here for the full article.
Physicists create new, simpler-than-ever quantum “hard drive for light”
UAlberta physicists have developed a new technique for quantum memories, a crucial element for quantum communication. Full story from University of Alberta’s Faculty of Science News.
Accelerating Alberta’s quantum advantage: Initiative unites academia and industry to push province’s position in quantum nanotechnology sphere
No sign of a summer slowdown for these graduate students, whose focus on future technology signals diversification of Alberta’s economy, now and into the next generation. Full story from University of Alberta’s Faculty of Science News.
The ‘second coming’ of quantum: New graduate program turning physicists into entrepreneurs
Researchers from the University of Alberta hope the program will help put Alberta on the map as a scientific research hub. Full story from www.thespec.com.