(HPC.Wire) The Chicago Quantum Exchange, a growing hub for the research and development of quantum technology that is based at the University of Chicago’s Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, has added to its community two world-leading research institutions at the forefront of quantum information science and engineering: the Weizmann Institute of Science and The Ohio State University.
The Weizmann Institute, in Rehovot, Israel, is one of the world’s leading multidisciplinary institutions in basic science. Its research on trapped ion qubits, superconducting qubits, neutral atom simulators and photon-based computation can be applied to critical challenges in physics, chemistry, optics and engineering, and its theoretical groups have expertise in topological quantum states of matter and topological quantum computation. The institute will host workshops with the Chicago Quantum Exchange, and Weizmann researchers will expand and spark research collaborations through the exchange to create powerful and efficient technologies.
The Ohio State University is a leading land-grant research university, and its researchers are enabling discoveries and transformative technologies that have significant impact on knowledge creation, the economy and society. The university is a national leader in preparing a quantum-ready workforce that can meet the existing and growing demand across the communications, optics, computing and materials industries. Ohio State is the Chicago Quantum Exchange’s first regional partner, strengthening the exchange’s connections throughout the Midwest and the nation. It also leads the multi-institutional quantum education program QuSTEAM.
Together, the Chicago Quantum Exchange and its partners advance the science and engineering that is necessary to build and scale quantum technologies and develop practical applications, such as those for quantum computing and communications.