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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Quantum Information Science is one of the most dynamic areas of inter-disciplinary research involving a wide range of scientists ranging from physicists to computer scientists to mathematicians and engineers. The fundamental observation in this field is that any computation is essentially a physical process. The current relentless drive towards increasing speed and miniaturization of computers will eventually lead the computer industry into a molecular/atomic domain where seemingly strange quantum behavior takes over from familiar classical notions.

Applications are invited for a postdoctoral position at the University of Nottingham, UK. The Ultracold Atoms Group is the youngest group in the School of Physics and Astronomy. It is part of the Midlands Ultracold Atom Research Centre (MUARC), formed together with the Cold Atoms Group at The University of Birmingham. We started our work in 2008 and now have several laboratory setups with ultra-cold atomic gases.

Application deadline: 

Sunday, February 27, 2011

James Dacey writes at PhysicsWorld: ''An international research group claims to have taken an essential step towards silicon-based quantum computing by entangling 10 billion identical quantum bits, or "qubits", inside a silicon crystal. This is the first time that "ensemble entanglement" has been demonstrated in a solid-state device, they claim. Where conventional computers store data as "bits" with value 1 or 0, in quantum computing data is stored as "qubits", which can hold more than one value at the same time.

Postdoctoral Research Fellow in Theoretical Cold Atom Physics (and QIP)
Dept. of Physics & Astronomy
University of Sussex

Ref 131, Deadline 18 February 2011.

A 5-year post-doc position is available for research funded by the EPSRC in the project "Devices based on Entanglement in Cold Arrays of Trapped Atoms". The project is led by Dr. Barry Garraway and located in the AMO research group at the University of Sussex.

Application deadline: 

Thursday, February 17, 2011


Sunday, June 5, 2011

Submission deadline: 

Tuesday, April 19, 2011

Registration deadline: 

Thursday, March 10, 2011

This summer school is the 11th edition of a highly successful series of school, with previous editions held in Calgary, Montreal, Toronto, Vancouver, and Waterloo. It follows the tradition of educating young researchers (prospective and current graduate students, as well as postdocs) on the rapidly-evolving field of quantum information science and brings together the world's experts from different areas.


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