News and Events
12-05-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member Dirk Englund and co-authors “Nanoscale confinement and control of excitonic complexes in a monolayer WSe2”
12-04-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member Paola Cappellaro and co-authors “Frame Change Technique for Phase Transient Cancellation“
12-01-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member Vladan Vuletić and co-authors “Commensurate-incommensurate transition in frustrated Wigner crystals“
11-27-2023 |Paper in Nature Communications from MIT-CQE member Dirk Englund and co-authors”Direct imaging of electron density with a scanning transmission electron microscope“
11-06-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member Dirk Englund and co-authors “Tutorial: Remote entanglement protocols for stationary qubits with photonic interfaces”
11-06-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE members Vladan Vuletić, Paola Cappellaro and co-authors “Individual-atom control in array through phase modulation”
10-26-2023 |Paper in Physical Review Letters from MIT-CQE members Kyle DeBry, Colin D. Bruzewicz, Robert McConnell, Isaac L. Chuang, and John Chiaverini and co-authors “Experimental quantum channel discrimination using metastable states of a trapped ion”
10-24-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE members Ju Li, Paola Cappellaro and co-authors “Blind Quantum Machine Learning with Quantum Bipartite Correlator”
10-24-2023 |LIGO surpasses the quantum limit
10-12-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member Dirk Englund and co-author“Towards Distributed Quantum Computing by Qubit and Gate Graph Partitioning Techniques”
10-11-2023 |Paper in Nature from MIT CQE members, Liang Fu, Raymond Ashoori, Pablo Jarillo-Herrero and co-authors “Superconductivity and strong interactions in a tunable moiré quasicrystal”
10-11-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member Dirk Englund and co-author “Coherence of Group-IV Color Centers”
09-22-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member Adam P. Willard and co-author “A theory of phonon induced friction on molecular adsorbates”
09-20-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE members Paola Cappellaro and Ju Li and co-authors “Exponentially Enhanced non-Hermitian Cooling”
09-18-2023 |Paper in Physical Review Letters from MIT-CQE member Soonwon Choi and co-authors “Benchmarking Quantum Simulators Using Ergodic Quantum Dynamics”
09-11-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member Aram W. Harrow “Approximate orthogonality of permutation operators, with application to quantum information”
09-11-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE members Richard J. Fletcher, Martin Zwierlein and co-authors “Geometric squeezing of rotating quantum gases into the lowest Landau level”
09-08-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member Vladan Vuletić and co-authors “Degradation of Ta2O5 / SiO2 Dielectric Cavity Mirrors in Ultra-High Vacuum”
08-23-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member Dirk Englund and co-authors “Heterogeneous integration of spin-photon interfaces with a scalable CMOS platform”
08-23-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE members Paola Cappellaro and Ju Li and co-authors “Efficient Quantum Transduction Using Anti-Ferromagnetic Topological Insulators”
08-17-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member Soonwon Choi and co-authors “Benchmarking highly entangled states on a 60-atom analog quantum simulator”
08-17-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member Dirk Englund and co-authors “Nanoelectromechanical control of spin-photon interfaces in a hybrid quantum system on chip”
08-17-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member Seth Lloyd and co-authors “Neural Networks for Programming Quantum Annealers”
08-07-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE Director Will Oliver, MIT-CQE member Kyle Serniak, Jonilyn Longenecker Yoder, Mollie E. Schwartz and co-authors “Characterization of superconducting through-silicon vias as capacitive elements in quantum circuits”
08-03-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member Dirk Englund, P. Benjamin Dixon and co-authors “Development of a Boston-area 50-km fiber quantum network testbed”
08-02-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE Director Will Oliver, MIT-CQE member Jeffrey Grover, Kyle Serniak, Jonilyn Longenecker Yoder and co-authors “Decoherence of a tunable capacitively shunted flux qubit”
08-02-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member Aram Harrow and co-authors “Exponential speedups for quantum walks in random hierarchical graphs”
07-20-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member, P. Benjamin Dixon, Dirk Englund and co-authors “Telecom networking with a diamond quantum memory”
07-17-2023 |Paper in IEEE from MIT CQE members John Chiaverini, Isaac L. Chuang, Dirk Englund and co-authors “CMOS integrated circuits for the quantum information sciences”
07-14-2023 |Paper in Science from MIT CQE members Vladan Vuletić, Soonwon Choi and co-authors “Improving metrology with quantum scrambling”
07-12-2023 |MIT physicists including MIT CQE member Martin Zwierlein have captured snapshots of particles pairing up in a cloud of atoms, which can provide clues to how electrons pair up in a superconducting material.
07-10-2023 |Paper in Faraday Discussions from MIT-CQE member Adam Willard and MIT co-authors on ”Water molecules mute the dependence of the double-layer potential profile on ionic strength”
07-10-2023 |Paper in arXiv from MIT-CQE member, Dirk Englund and co-authors “Quantum theory of single-photon nonlinearities generated by ensembles of emitters”
05-01-2023 |In a symposium ahead of the inauguration of MIT’s 18th president, Sally Kornbluth, MIT-CQE member Pablo Jarillo-Herrero introduced the quantum matter and the study of multiple interacting particles at the quantum scale.
04-10-2023 | MIT and MIT Lincoln Laboratory have participated in QSA, one of the Department of Energy’s five national quantum information science research centers with a focus on all three major technologies for quantum computing: superconducting circuits, trapped-ion systems, and neutral atoms.
02-09-2023 | MIT-CQE Director Will Oliver and CQE members have developed a new superconducting parametric amplifier that can achieve quantum squeezing over much broader bandwidths than other designs, which could lead to faster and more accurate quantum measurements.
02-01-2023 | MIT-CQE member and Associate Director of RLE Wolfgang Ketterle in collaboration with researchers to observe rare resonance in molecules for the first time which could provide a new way to control chemical reactions.
10-26-2022 | MIT-CQE member, Prof. Farnaz Niroui and the Niroui Group develop a technique for precisely arranging nanoscale particles on a surface, such as a silicon chip, that doesn’t damage the material.
10-26-2022 | MIT-CQE Member Mingda Li in collaboration with researchers can uncover compounds that might enable next-generation computer chips or quantum devices, using machine learning and simple X-ray spectra.
10-20-2022 | MIT-CQE members Prof. Dirk Englund, P. Ben Dixon and Scott Hamilton from MIT Lincoln Laboratory, and researchers developed a new method uses optics to accelerate machine-learning computations on smart speakers and other low-power connected devices.
10-05-2022 | Registration is now open! Join MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) and MIT Center for Quantum Engineering for Convergence: The Promise and Reality of AI & Quantum, a one-day program held on November 14th, 2022.
09-30-2022 | Congratulations to Edwin Eduardo Pedrozo Peñafiel Research Scientist at MIT’s Experimental Atomic Physics Group and MIT-Harvard Center for Ultracold Atoms, named the winner of the 2022 Alejandro Angel Escobar National Award in Exact, Physical and Natural Sciences!
09-12-2022 | Listen to the latest MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) Alliances podcast: “Understanding Quantum Computing with Professor Peter Shor and MIT-CQE Director, Professor Will Oliver.” Two Quantum Computing pioneers join for a conversation on the current state and future possibilities of quantum computing.
09-12-2022 | Watch MIT Quantum Engineering Group and MIT Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering graduate student, Guoqing Wang’s talk: “When quantum meets diamond: highly-sensitive sensors and more powerful simulators.”
08-27-2022 | The Keynote: “Giant Artificial Atoms and Waveguide QED” by MIT-CQE Director, Prof. Will Oliver at the Superconducting Qubits and Algorithms Conference held in Helsinki from Aug. 25 – Aug. 28th, 2022 is now available on youtube: Start at 14:06.
08-26-2022 | The Nobelsymposium NS166: ‘Emerging Quantum Technologies’ is underway in Malmö, Sweden. Speaking at this year’s event is MIT-CQE member, MIT Prof. Paola Cappellaro, an expert in NMR, ESR, coherent control and quantum information science.
08-09-2022 | The CHIPS and Science Act was signed into law today: “The CHIPS and Science Act will establish a technology, innovation, and partnerships directorate at the National Science Foundation (NSF) to focus on fields like semiconductors and advanced computing, advanced communications technology, advanced energy technologies, quantum information technologies, and biotechnology.”
07-31-2022 | Check out the faculty feature in MIT News of MIT-CQE member and MIT’s F.G. Keyes Professor of Chemistry, Danna Freedman: “The chemistry professor embraces the most challenging moments of her work to design molecules for quantum information science.”
07-26-2022 | Happy 71st Birthday to to MIT Lincoln Laboratory!
07-22-2022 | Learn more about Atlantic Quantum, a startup founded by members of the MIT Engineering Quantum Systems (EQuS) group, led by MIT-CQE Director and Prof. Will Oliver and Principal Research Scientist Dr. Simon Gustavsson.
07-14-2022 | MIT-CQE member, MIT Prof. Vladan Vuletić, and MIT’s Experimental Atomic Physics Group developed a new technique could improve the precision of atomic clocks and of quantum sensors for detecting dark matter or gravitational waves.
05-11-2022 | “Renowned mathematician and quantum computing pioneer Peter W. Shor has been named the recipient of MIT’s 2022-2023 James R. Killian Jr. Faculty Achievement Award, the highest honor the Institute faculty can bestow upon one of its members each academic year.”
03-28-2022 | MIT-CQE Members, MIT Profs. Timothy Swager and Dirk Englund have been named as research collaborators in the most recent class of Department of Defense (DoD) Laboratory-University Collaboration (LUCI) Fellows.
03-18-2022 | MIT CQE-iQuISE (Center for Quantum Engineering, Interdisciplinary Quantum Information Science and Technology student group) and Harvard (School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Harvard Physics) have partnered to launch our first Quantum Science and Technology Workshop, a semester-long initiative geared towards high schoolers from all backgrounds.
03-16-2022 | MIT iQuHACK 2022: Bringing together the next generation of quantum coders. The annual MIT quantum computing hackathon, MIT iQuHACK, was held virtually this year with 400 participants from 57 countries.
03-08-2022 | MIT-CQE member, MIT Prof. Bilge Yildiz and MIT’s Laboratory of Electrochemical interfaces find a method for stabilizing the interfaces in solid-state lithium-ion batteries which opens new possibilities.
02-23-2022 | MIT-CQE Member, MIT Prof. Nuh Gedik and the Gedik group, along with MIT-CQE Member, MIT Prof. Riccardo Comin and collaborators in Italy, Japan and at Arizona State University observe an exotic “multiferroic” state in an atomically thin material.
02-09-2022 | MIT-CQE Strategic Partner, MIT.nano receives grant to acquire focused ion beam scanning electron microscope National Science Foundation award will allow the VELION FIB-SEM to become a permanent instrument in MIT.nano’s characterization facility.
02-07-2022 | Check out IEEE Spectrum’s article on: Atomically Thin Materials Significantly Shrink Qubits MIT researchers use 2D materials for capacitors in quantum circuits in an effort to scale processors.
02-02-2022 | SciTechDaily features “how MIT Researchers used the 2D material hexagonal boron nitride to build much smaller capacitors for superconducting qubits, enabling them to shrink the footprint of a qubit by two orders of magnitude without sacrificing performance.”
01-24-2022 | Now out in MIT News from MIT-CQE Doc Bedard Fellow, Chris McNally: “Twist: Sound Reasoning for Purity and Entanglement in Quantum Programs” by Charles Yuan, Chris McNally and MIT Prof. Michael Carbin.
01-19-2022 | Now out in MIT News: “MIT researchers lay out a strategy for how universities can help the U.S. regain its place as a semiconductor superpower.” Co-authors of the white paper include three MIT-CQE members: MIT-CQE Director, MIT Prof. Will Oliver; MIT Prof. Marc Baldo, the Dugald C. Jackson Professor of Electrical Engineering and Director of the MIT Research Laboratory of Electronics; and Mark Gouker, Assistant Head of the Advanced Technology Division at MIT Lincoln Laboratory.
01-17-2022 | Popular Science reporter, Rahul Rao writes that researchers from MIT and Harvard have whipped up quantum tornadoes, “the latest demonstration of quantum mechanics—the strange code of laws that governs the universe at its finest, subatomic scales.”
01-14-2022 | MIT-CQE member, MIT Prof. Rajeev Ram, and others highlight the transformative, hands-on, undergraduate class experiences at MIT: “This led to a hands-on introduction to CAD design, photolithography, and 3D printing, followed by playing with different light sources and testing their devices on real-world applications by measuring the chlorophyll in a leaf and the emission of quantum dots.”
01-10-2022 | Check out the latest in Phys.org and Phys. Rev. Lett. from MIT Prof. Jeffrey Shapiro and MIT’s Optical and Quantum Communications Group: “Ultimate Accuracy Limit of Quantum Pulse-Compression Ranging” by Quntao Zhuang and Jeffrey H. Shapiro.
01-10-2022 | Now out in MIT News and Nature Communications from MIT-CQE member, MIT Prof. Nuh Gedik and the Gedik Group in collaboration with JungHyun Kim and Je-Geun Park of Seoul National University: “Magnetically brightened dark electron-phonon bound states in a van der Waals antiferromagnet” by Emre Ergeçen, Batyr Ilyas, Dan Mao, Hoi Chun Po, Mehmet Burak Yilmaz, JungHyun Kim, Je-Geun Park, T. Senthil & Nuh Gedik.
01-07-2022 | The Quantum Science and Engineering Research Conference, ‘QuARC 2022’ will be held virtually on February 7th, 2022. Hosted by MIT Center for Quantum Engineering (CQE) in partnership with MIT’s Interdisciplinary Quantum Information Science and Engineering (iQuise) student organization.
01-05-2022 | MIT-CQE member, MIT Prof. Martin Zwierlein and MIT’s Ultracold Quantum Gases Group, and MIT-Harvard Center for Ultracold Atoms watch as ultracold atoms form a crystal of quantum tornadoes.
12-16-2021 | MIT Prof. Paola Cappellaro and the MIT Quantum Engineering Group in collaboration with the University of Waterloo have shown that it would be possible to design a sensor, based on quantum physics, that could detect the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
11-18-2021 | Named as a top ten finalist for the Physics World 2021 Breakthrough of the Year, MIT-CQE member, Prof. Wolfgang Ketterle and his colleagues were honored for their work in “independently observing Pauli blocking in ultracold gases of fermionic atoms.”
11-18-2021 | MIT-CQE member, Prof. Dirk Englund is named to the Class of 2022 Optica Fellows. Prof. Englund is recognized for “his pioneering contributions to quantum photonics and integrated photonics for applications in optical computing.”
11-01-2021 | MIT Prof. and CQE member Peter Shor is named to the 2022 class of Fellows of the American Mathematical Society for contributions to quantum computing, in particular quantum algorithms and quantum information theory.
10-28-21 | “MIT researchers develop a new way to control and measure energy levels in a diamond crystal; could improve qubits in quantum computers.” MIT News features MIT Prof. Paola Cappellaro and the Quantum Engineering Group’s recent work and paper, published recently in Physical Review Letters as the ‘editors suggestion.’
10-21-21 | MIT-CQE members Scott Hamilton, Don Boroson, and P. Ben Dixon from MIT Lincoln Laboratory named 2021 R&D World 100 award winners for their work: “Free-space Quantum Network Link Architecture.”
09-09-21 | Out in Physics@MIT Journal, MIT Researchers from the Vuletic Group have built an atomic clock that measures not a cloud of randomly oscillating atoms, as state-of-the-art designs measure now, but instead atoms that have been quantumly entangled.
08-20-21 | Hear from MIT Lincoln Laboratory’s Dr. Mollie Schwartz, a Quantum Systems Accelerator Thrust Lead, and others about their research leading to the electronics roadmap for different qubit technologies.
08-19-21 | A peculiar state of matter in layers of semiconductors: In a study that could benefit quantum computing, MIT researchers Prof. Mingda Li and the Quantum Measurement Group show a superlattice embedded with nanodots may be immune from dissipating energy to the environment.
07-21-2021 | Check out the latest in MIT News and Nature from MIT Prof. Pablo Jarillo-Herrero and the Jarillo-Herrero Lab: Pauli-limit violation and re-entrant superconductivity in moiré graphene, by Yuan Cao, Jeong Min Park, Kenji Watanabe, Takashi Taniguchi & Pablo Jarillo-Herrero.
07-13-2021 | MIT Prof. Dirk Englund and MIT Quantum Photonics Group introduces an algorithm for universal transformations on the modes of a dielectric slab via out-of-plane phase modulation, plus a high-fidelity error correction scheme. Combined, these result in a low-loss, compact alternative to traditional MZI meshes.
06-04-2021 | Check out the latest in Nano Lett. from MIT Prof. Paola Cappellaro and the Quantum Engineering Group: “Nanoscale Vector AC Magnetometry with a Single Nitrogen-Vacancy Center in Diamond” by Guoqing Wang, Yi-Xiang Liu, Yuan Zhu, and Paola Cappellaro.
05-06-2021 | Celebrating the 40-year anniversary of the Physics of Computation Conference. Experience QC40 with Prof. Peter Shor’s keynote (49:35), and live panel with Prof. Isaac Chaung and Prof. Will Oliver (2:15:30).
04-01-2021 | Owen Medeiros awarded NDSEG fellowship
04-01-2021 | Emma Batson and Owen Medeiros awarded NSF fellowship
02-11-2021 | Nanowire could provide a stable, easy-to-make superconducting transistor. Inspired by decades-old MIT research, the new technology could boost quantum computers and other superconducting electronics.
06-16-2020 | Remote learning: 6.070, Electronics Project Lab
04-26-2019 | Peter Shor wins 2018 Micius Quantum Prize
11-08-2018 | Improving materials from the nanoscale up