CU Boulder physicist lands NSF support for quantum systems probe

CU Boulder physicist lands NSF support for quantum systems probe

Sept. 20, 2021

A team led by a University of Colorado Boulder physicist has won the Quantum Interconnect Challenges for Transformational Advances in Quantum Systems (QuIC-TAQS) grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the organization has announced.

Jun Ye wins Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

Jun Ye wins Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics

Sept. 9, 2021

Jun Ye, fellow at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and professor adjoint of physics at CU Boulder, has been awarded the 2022 Breakthrough Prize in Fundamental Physics for his pioneering research on atomic clocks.

Q-SEnSE collaborator UNM awarded $3M from NSF for interdisciplinary quantum research center

Q-SEnSE collaborator UNM awarded $3M from NSF for interdisciplinary quantum research center

Aug. 12, 2021

“This new NSF FRHTP award will create incredible new opportunities for education, research and workforce development in Quantum Information Science, one of the core subjects that will advance the technologies of tomorrow," says UNM Regents' Professor Ivan Deutsch, who will lead the Center for Quantum Information and Control (CQuIC) at the University of New Mexico—one of Q-SEnSE's partner organizations.

Jun Ye wins the 2021 Julius Springer Prize

Jun Ye wins the 2021 Julius Springer Prize

May 10, 2021

The Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics recognizes researchers who have made an outstanding and innovative contribution to the field of applied physics.

Strongly Related, on NPR: Researchers Are One Step Closer To Redefining The Second

Strongly Related, on NPR: Researchers Are One Step Closer To Redefining The Second

March 29, 2021

Ari Shapiro of National Public Radio interviews Jun Ye and Colin Kennedy on the Boulder Atomic Clock Optical Network Collaboration and redefining the second of time.

OSTP quantum division highlights Q-SEnSE leadership in quantum sensing

OSTP quantum division highlights Q-SEnSE leadership in quantum sensing

Dec. 3, 2020

Charles Tahan, Assistant Director for Quantum Information Science at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP), featured Q-SEnSE in the Dec. 3 "Letters from the NQCO Director," highlighting its leadership in quantum sensing and key "quantum questions" the NSF Quantum Leap Challenge Institute aims to address.

Now hiring: The new quantum workforce

"Now hiring: The new quantum workforce" highlights research findings from Q-SEnSE investigator Heather Lewandowski

Oct. 29, 2020

Scientists believe we are living in the Second Quantum Revolution, a period of rapid advances in technology based on discoveries in quantum science. Companies from IBM and Google to small startups are eager to create and perfect these new technologies—and that requires training a new kind of workforce.

New $25-million center to advance quantum science and engineering

New $25-million center to advance quantum science and engineering

July 29, 2020

CU Boulder will receive a $25 million award from NSF to launch a new quantum science and engineering research center. The new center will be led by physicist Jun Ye and is a partnership with 11 other research organizations in the United States and abroad.