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In photos: a rare glimpse inside the heart of a quantum computer
April 24, 2018
Popular Science Journal: By Corinne Iozzio
For decades, the promise of quantum computing has tickled the neurons of drug-makers, spies, and tech CEOs. Such a machine, if perfected, would speed up drug discoveries, decode ciphers, and help AIs parse our digital data. This new brain hinges on...
Illustration by Michael S. Helfenbein Yale plays quantum catch in new research
April 23, 2018
Yale’s latest work expanding the reach of quantum information science is actually a game of quantum pitch and catch.  Full article at YaleNews.
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...