The Quantum Times

Newsletter of the APS Division of Quantum Information

4th International Conference on Quantum Error Correction (QEC2017)

4th International Conference on Quantum Error Correction (QEC17) will be held on Sept. 11-15, 2017 at the University of Maryland in College Park, MD. Poster abstracts due on May 31, 2017. More information qec2017.org


May 18, 2017 0

Assistant Professor

PhD position in the theory of quantum networks Many theoretical challenges need to be solved in order to implement the first quantum networks. In this PhD position, you will have the opportunity to solve some of these practical challenges. You will join the theory group of David Elkouss in QuTech at TU Delft and will work in close collaboration with the…
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March 27, 2017 0

Gamifying Quantum Theory

Over the past few years, the trend of gamification has gradually seeped into quantum research, education and outreach, so that we now have a critical mass of games based on quantum mechanics. I thought the time was right to discuss quantum gamification at the APS March meeting, so I have organized a session on Thursday…
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March 15, 2017 0

Bylaws of the Division of Quantum Information

Draft of the Bylaws of the Division of Quantum Information: http://thequantumtimes.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/BylawsDQIDraft07-1.pdf


March 3, 2017 0

GQI Elections

This year the Topical Group on Quantum Information (GQI) is holding elections for the following executive committee positions of Vice Chair and Member at Large. Vice Chair Candidates: Jay Gambetta and Susan Coppersmith Member at Large Candidates: Stephanie Wehner and Ryan Babbush Listed below is a  statement from each candidate. Jay Gambetta (Candidate for Vice…
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January 6, 2017 0

Review of “Quantum Chance” by Nicolas Gisin

“Quantum Chance” (Springer, 2014) by Nicolas Gisin is a slim volume about entanglement, quantum nonlocality, and the Bell experiment.  (The book was originally published in French in 2012; this review is of the English translation.)  Gisin is well known both for his deep interest in the foundations of quantum mechanics and for his experimental expertise. …
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June 19, 2016 1

Q+ Hangout: David Perez-Garcia

Next Q+ Hangout is on the 12th of April! As usual, if you are watching with a group and want to reserve a seat in the hangout then leave a comment on the event page: https://plus.google.com/events/cbf9m2hsuf9kgvv3p61alo7h7lc We also encourage individuals interested in active participation—which typically involves asking questions after the talk—to join the hangout. Otherwise…
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March 24, 2016 0

American Physical Society March Meeting 2016

The meeting will bring together nearly 10,000 physicists, scientists, and students from all over the world to share groundbreaking research from industry, universities, and major labs. The venue for the conference is the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore MD, and runs from March 14th to the 18th. More Information.


March 9, 2016 0

2015 APS Fellows Nominated by GQI

Congratulations to the 2015 APS fellows nominated by GQI. Cory, David [2015] University of Waterloo Citation: For pioneering one of the first demonstrations of a quantum computer using magnetic moments of nuclei as quantum bits and identifying new industrial applications in medicine, oil exploration and pharmaceuticals. Englert, Berge [2015] National University of Singapore Citation: For…
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March 8, 2016 0

Quantum Foundations Workshop 2015

In order to celebrate the 90th anniversary of quantum mechanics, the International Journal of Quantum Foundations (IJQF), will host an online Workshop on Quantum Foundations from 9th July 2015 to 19th July 2015. The workshop will bring together leading experts in the field, and address the most pressing problems in the foundations of quantum mechanics today.…
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June 20, 2015 0