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QET Labs welcomed students for Quantum in the Summer

CQP ran their annual summer school last week. Sixteen students, spent the week learning about light, quantum physics and their applications in the quantum information technology revolution.

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CQP Researchers attend Physics Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting

Earlier this month, three QETLabs researchers (current and alumni) attended the prestigous Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting. Read about Dr Döndü Sahin's experiences at the meeting via our new blog.

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Dr Ashley Montanaro takes first step on new path to Quantum Supremacy

The new approach, known as commuting quantum circuits gives an alternative route to quantum supremacy that avoids some of the known issues with other approaches.

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Prof Jeremy O'Brien invited to talk at the Microsoft Research Faculty Summit

Prof O'Brien attended the Faculty Summit as part of the the Quantum Algorithms and Devices Workshop. This is an invitation only event for 300 of the top academics in computer science and related fields.

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QECDT Student Euan Allen wins "I'm a scientist get me out of here!"

Students challenged scientists over fast-paced online text-based live chats and voted for their favourite scientist to win a prize of £500 engagement funding.

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CQP Alumni invited to meet Tim Peake

Dr Peter Shadbolt, CQP alumni, was handpicked by the Prime Minister, Theresa May to attend a welcome home reception for British Astronaut Tim Peake.

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Dates for your Diary

QTEC held their open day on the 29th July. You can watch footage from the event via our YouTube account.

About Me

Dr Andy Collins - QTEC Manager
I have been at the University of Bristol for several years and was previously the Industrial Research Fellow for the Bristol Centre for Functional Nanomaterials. While there I was the interface for companies undertaking research with the BCFN, managed research and undertook consultancy in materials chemistry and Atomic Force Microscopy. I also wrote a book called "Nanotechnology Cookbook", a practical guide to all things nanoscale.

Recently I became the manager for the Quantum Technology Enterprise Centre and will be responsible for delivering and supporting all aspects of the Centres strategy and development. I am looking forward to helping scientists make the transition into enterprise and taking some exciting technology out of the lab and into peoples lives. Away from work I enjoy mountaineering, mountain biking and amateur programming.
Did you know? - By Ada

Quantum News from around the Globe

Last month it was announced that Google's engineers in collaboration with researchers from Harvard Lawrence Berkeley National Labs, UC Santa Barbara, Tufts University, and University College London achieved a milestone in quantum computing: they produced the first completely scalable quantum simulation of a hydrogen molecule.
Suggested reading for this month
Quantum Logic with Cavity Photons from Single Atoms PRL 117, 023602 (2016)
See a list of selected publications via our website.




Teaching Fellow and Enterprise Lead - The successful candidate will coordinate the Enterprise training and develop the QTEC business network. Deadline for this post is the 16th August 2016.

Research Associate / Senior Research Associate - Apply to join our Quantum Sensing and Metrology team working with the UK Quantum Technologies Hub in Quantum Enhanced Imaging (QuantIC)



Funded studentships available in the areas of "Integrated Quantum Key Distribution" and "Networked Quantum Key Distribution" . 


Currently our application system is closed, however they will start recruiting for their 2017/18 cohort in October this year. 


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