Theory and Experiment

We are a charity organization aiming to support education, research, development and collaboration in science and new technologies, especially Artificial Intelligence and Quantum Computing, but also other fields on Mathematics and Computer Science. The Foundation was founded on 20.11.2019 by Paweł Gora and it is registered in Poland. You can find more formal information on the website of the Polish court:

The Quantum Computing Institute in Cape Town (QCI-CT) aims to advance the field of quantum information and develop new quantum technologies.

Cold Atom group in Nice.
We have 4 cold atom experiments (3 with Rubidium, 1 with Ytterbium atoms) and several hot vapor experiments. We also perform intensity correlation (Hanbury-Brown & Twiss) studies applied to astrophysics.

Our research is focused on quantum communications (QKD theory and engineering, quantum networks, quantum repeaters) , quantum information (quantum cryptography, quantum information theory) and quantum computing, in particular optical quantum computing.

Our group, led by Prof. Francesca Ferlaino, is jointly located at the University of Innsbruck (UIBK) and at the Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) of the Austrian Academy of Science.

We work with the exotic and highly magnetic Erbium and Dysprosium atoms, either in the ground- or in highly excited Rydberg states. The group comprises four research teams, three experimental and one theoretical. Our three Labs works on Erbium and Dysprosium dipolar quantum gases, Er-Dy mixtures, and Er Rydberg Tweezers.


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