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Topological quantum matters are useful for sensing
January 9, 2018

Diagram of sensing action

Akimasa Miyake has recently published in a new journal Quantum Science and Technology in collaboration with Stephen Bartlett (University of Sydney) and Gavin Brennen (Macquarie University), presentin…

CQuIC Welcomes Pablo Poggi
January 8, 2018

Photo Pablo Poggi
Please join us in welcoming Pablo Poggi to CQuIC as a Postdoctoral Fellow.  Pablo comes to us from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Pablo recently completed his PhD under the supe…


20th Annual SQuInT Workshop in Santa Fe
February 23, 2018

Squint group photo 2018

The 20th Annual SQuInT Workshop is currently underway in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

We had a record number of 222 registrants. Everyone’s having a great time — poster session, talks, evenings o…



Chair’s Award of Best Dissertation in Physics
May 31, 2018

Jacob Miller completed his PhD under Akimasa Miyake about a year ago, with a dissertation entitled Measurement-Based Quantum Computation and Symmetry-Protected Topological Order.  In his the…

P&A Awards Teaching Assistants
May 31, 2018

Photo of students Karthik and Austin
CQuIC PhD students Karthik Chinni and Austin Daniel were awarded jointly the Department of Physics and Astronomy’s William G. Larsen, PhD, Memorial Award for Best Teaching Assistant at the Physi…

CQuIC Celebrates PhD Graduates
May 15, 2018

CQuIC Graduation Photo

At the 2018 Physics and Astronomy Commencement, Elohim Becerra, Ivan Deutsch, Xiaodong Qi, Adrian Chapman, Akimasa Miyake, Jonathan Gross, Ninnat Dangniam, and Carlton Caves celebrate the PhDs awarde…

Congratulations Qi!
May 15, 2018

Xiaodong Qi and Ivan Deutsch celebrated Qi’s Ph.D. completion at the 2018 Commencement ceremony on May 12, 2018.


Ivan Deutsch Appointed as CQuIC Director
June 29, 2018

Deutsch photo

Effective July 1, 2018, Regents’ Professor Ivan Deutsch will serve as the next Director of the Center for Quantum Information and Control (CQuIC). Professor Deutsch has been a long-standing seni…

Symmetric Phases of Universal Quantum Computation
June 6, 2018

Digram of Classification of special resource states with fractional symmetry

Jacob Miller and Akimasa Miyake have recently published a paper in Physical Review Letters giving strong evidence that certain forms of symmetric topological quantum matter can be utilized ubiquitousl…




CQuIC Welcomes Professor Elizabeth Crosson
September 10, 2018

Photo of Elizabeth Crosson

Please join us in welcoming Elizabeth Crosson as a regular faculty member of CQuIC as she takes up her position as UNM Assistant Professor of Physics and Astronomy beginning September 1, 2018. Profess…


Congratulations Travis Scholten!
October 10, 2018

Congratulations to CQuIC Graduate Student, Travis Scholten. Travis defended his dissertation September 26, 2018 and has joined the ranks of CQuIC graduates applying their skills and knowledge, and sha…

21st Annual SQuInT Workshop
October 1, 2018

Graphic of Squint logo

The 21st Annual SQuInT Workshop is scheduled to take place at the Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town in Albuquerque, NM.  The three-day workshop begins on Monday, February 10, 2019&#160…

Visiting Academic Colleague, Alberto Marino at CQuIC
October 1, 2018

Photo of Alberto Marino

CQuIC welcomes Alberto Marino, Associate Professor at the University of Oklahoma as a UNM Visiting Academic Colleague.  Prof. Marino is on sabbatical in Albuquerque for the 2018-2019 academic yea…