Colorado, specifically, the Denver-Boulder area, is putting its stamp on the quantum realm. The area sports decades of research expertise, a pipeline of talent and a roster of ambitious companies aiming to make waves.
JILA is the host of multiple centers within its campus, including the CUbit Quantum Initiative and the NSF-funded Q-SEnSE. Each center focuses on specific topics to advance knowledge, education and research on some of the biggest ideas within physics.
The podcast offers a behind-the-curtain look at some of the most ground-breaking innovations emanating from the CU Boulder campus. The first two episodes feature interviews with physicists and JILA Fellows Jun Ye and Margaret Murnane.
By compressing molecular gas molecules into a stack of pancake-shaped arrays, the Rey and Ye groups at JILA can explore the exciting many-body phenomena that occur once molecules are brought to quantum degeneracy.
Boulder-based ColdQuanta today announced that Caruso has joined its team as executive chairman and interim CEO. The fast-growing startup is focused on Cold Atom Quantum Technology, a scalable, versatile and commercially viable area of quantum tech.
For scientists at JILA, a quantum internet is a way to resolve security threats. Essentially, a quantum internet connects different quantum computers or users into a network to achieve coordinated quantum tasks.
Using a new method called "quantum squeezing," researchers at JILA may have found a potential explanation for dark matter in the form of a new particle called an axion, which were likely created during the Big Bang in humungous numbers.
Rahul Nandkishore, associate professor of physics at CU Boulder, is one of five theoretical physicists nationwide to win this honor. He plans to use his sabbatical year to make new breakthroughs in many-body quantum mechanics.
Writing for The Conversation, Benjamin Brubaker—a CU Boulder physics postdoc and a collaborator on HAYSTAC—describes how he and his colleagues used a bit of quantum trickery to double the rate at which their detector can search for dark matter.
The ability to control chemical reactions in stable quantum gases could enable the design of novel chemicals and gases, new platforms for quantum computers using molecules as information-rich qubits (quantum bits), and new tools for precision measurement such as molecular clocks.