Either the beach, or…

Summer Activities

Over the summer, the following two courses will take place every week (unless there’s a holiday). They are targeted at students of math, physics, computer science who specialize in quantum computing. If you want to come, get in touch! (To be on the mailing list for the the room #s.)

Advanced Quantum Algorithms Study Group

  • Mondays,

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The Anyons Are Here

Quantum computing technology is progressing rapidly, but we are not quite there yet. There are several paths through which physicists hope to realize fully-fledged quantum computers. One of them is topological quantum computing which relies on exotic quasi-particles which live in 2 dimensions, so-called anyons

All fundamental particles are either fermions (example: electrons) or bosons (example: photons).

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Thesis defense: Noisy quantum computing

On June 2 Michael Nitsenko defended his master’s thesis in Quantum Circuit Fusion in the Presence of Quantum Noise on NISQ Devices. In his thesis research, Michael studied a concept called “circuit fusion” which proposes to reduce stochastic noise in estimating expectation values of measurements at the end of quantum computations. But near-term quantum computing devices are also subject to quantum noise (such as decoherence etc),

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Quantum Computing Corona

This post concerns the online class meetings for MTAT.05.118 Quantum Computing 1.

I will update the post with the details of how we are organizing them… as soon as we figure it out 😄 or when we change things that haven’t worked well.

How we are currently doing it:

  • Streaming video:
    The preferred way would be to stream the video with whiteboard write-down from out of the Delta building but ATI has declared Delta a no-go-zone except in emergencies (so no support staff etc).

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