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Applied Physics joins the School of Engineering & Applied Science
July 16, 2020
By William Weir
In celebration and acknowledgment of their long intellectual and working history at Yale, the Department of Applied Physics (AP) and the School of Engineering & Applied Science (SEAS) have officially rejoined forces. As of July 1, 2020, AP is a...
"What are the prospects for practical quantum computing?"
November 8, 2019
Rob Schoelkopf was invited to speak at The Harnack Lecture, Berlin, Germany. The Harnack Lecture is an honorary event organized by the Max Planck Society to commemorate Adolf von Harnack (1851 to 1930), the German science reformer. This year’s...
Yale science hits the stage with ‘Quantum Sound’
June 25, 2019
The YQI “ensemble,” left to right: Kyle Serniak, Spencer Topel, Luke Burkhart.
The YQI “ensemble,” left to right: Kyle Serniak, Spencer Topel, Luke Burkhart. By Jim Shelton June 11, 2019 Here’s a little-known fact about quantum computing: It sounds remarkably warm. While much of the focus in quantum research has been on the...
Yale and New Haven Usher in a Quantum Revolution
June 11, 2019
Notes from Woodbridge Hall This year I will celebrate my thirty-eighth year as a New Haven resident. I have seen many exciting changes come to the Elm City, including wonderful restaurants, stores, and arts and cultural opportunities. In recent...
Promising ways to encode and manipulate quantum information
March 20, 2019
Quantum computers require controlled encoding to protect computations from environmental noise. Two experiments have achieved such encoding using what are known as infinite-dimensional quantum systems. Read full article at Nature 566, 460-462 (2019...