The Quantum Times

Newsletter of the APS Division of Quantum Information

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. …
Read more


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…
Read more


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…
Read more


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.…
Read more


June 20, 2015 0

Welcome to the “new” Quantum Times

After much delay, it is my pleasure to announce the newest incarnation of The Quantum Times. In its new format, readers can submit articles, conference announcements, and job postings (see “Submit A Post” tab above) that will then be reviewed, possibly edited, and finally posted. Any major edits will be cleared with the author prior…
Read more


June 16, 2015 0

Quantum Information Postdoc Positions at UNSW Australia

Postdoc positions available at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia Silicon Quantum Computing The research will investigate the controlled coupling of multi-qubit devices, and the coherent transport of quantum information. Experiments will involve the configuration and operation of high-frequency electronics compatible with cryogenic measurements. More information at http://www.jobs.unsw.edu.au/postdoctoral-research-associate-silicon-quantum-computation Atomic Electronics Applications are…
Read more


March 9, 2015 0

12th International Workshop on Quantum Physics and Logic (QPL)

CALL FOR PAPERS The 12th International Workshop on Quantum Physics and Logic (QPL) July 13-17, Oxford, United Kingdom http://www.cs.ox.ac.uk/qpl2015 The 12th International Workshop on Quantum Physics and Logic (QPL) will take place at the Department of Computer Science of the University of Oxford between Wednesday 15 and Friday 17 July, 2015. The workshop will be…
Read more


March 9, 2015 0