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Quantum computing startup inspired by Yale expertise announces new funding
November 14, 2017
Photo by Brita Belli
Quantum Circuits Inc. (QCI), a startup founded by Yale scientists Michel Devoret, Luigi Frunzio, and Robert Schoelkopf, has raised $18 million in venture funding to build and sell the first practical and useful quantum computers. 
Quantum data takes a ride on sound waves
September 21, 2017
By Jim Shelton
Yale scientists have created a simple-to-produce device that uses sound waves to store quantum information and convert it from one form to another, all inside a single, integrated chip. The device allows a superconducting artificial atom — a qubit...
Connecticut Medal of Science goes to Yale’s Robert Schoelkopf
April 19, 2017
By Jim Shelton
Yale’s Robert Schoelkopf, Sterling Professor of Applied Physics and Physics and director of the Yale Quantum Institute, was awarded the 2017 Connecticut Medal of Science for his seminal contributions to the field of quantum science and to the new...
Top 10 Breakthrough by Physics World: "Schrödinger's cat that lives and dies in two boxes at once"
December 21, 2016
“Schrödinger’s cat that lives and dies in two boxes at once”, the research done by Chen Wang and his team was chosen to be one of the top 10 breakthroughs by Physics World editors and reporters. Click to read more.
Suspending superconducting qubits by silicon micromachining
September 26, 2016
A paper from the RSL group is selected as the front cover of the latest Applied Physics Letters (12 September 2016 issue). The paper titled, “Suspending superconducting qubits by silicon micromachining”, by Yiwen Chu, Christoper Axline, Chen Wang,...