Q-NEXT updates

  • Verizon and Zurich Instruments join Q-NEXT

    With the addition, Q-NEXT now partners with 12 leading U.S. quantum technology companies, along with three national laboratories and nine universities. Read More

  • Keysight speaks quantum

    Q-NEXT partner Keysight Technologies is known around the world as an electronics test and measurement company, but over the last five years, the California-based company has been supercharging its quantum capabilities. It boasts customer engagements in quantum computing, communication, sensing and materials research, and the Keysight team that works on quantum is more than 100 employees strong. Read More

  • Convergence with quantum characterization

    We’re part of the way through Q-NEXT’s first year, and the Extreme Scale Characterization Thrust has made significant strides in our mission to image and identify qubit structure, dynamics, and sources of decoherence — from the single-spin qubit all the way to the system level. Read More

  • From the Quantum Foundry Thrust lead

    Since Q-NEXT’s inception, the quantum foundry thrust has been ramping up design and build-out at Argonne and SLAC to meet scientific requirements for Q-NEXT and conform with on-site safety protocols. The foundries will serve as a national resource producing a robust supply chain of standardized materials and devices that will support both known and yet-to-be-discovered quantum-enabled applications. Read More

  • Director's message

    Q-NEXT has been working to lay the bedrock for cutting-edge quantum research since the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy and the U.S. Department of Energy announced awards for the establishment of five National Quantum Information Science Research Centers in August 2020. Together with you, our partners from national laboratories, universities and industry, we are tackling one of the grand challenges facing quantum science — how to manipulate and interconnect entangled states of matter. Read More

  • Celebrating a new (quantum) era

    From Paul Kearns on LinkedIn, Sept. 28, 2021: With Q-NEXT, which recently celebrated its one-year anniversary, Argonne is accelerating a new era of unhackable communications and technology. The launch of Q-NEXT was timely — part of a new technological age with countries around the world … Read More

  • Quantum computing interconnect, memory and other engineering advances

    From Protiviti's The Post-Quantum World, Sept. 21, 2021: Q-NEXT CTO Supratik Guha chats about quantum interconnects and memories, the next-generation workforce, the importance of collaboration and even the development of the first IBM quantum processor on the podcast "The Post-Quantum World." … Read More

  • Multi-institutional QuSTEAM initiative awarded $5 million from NSF to advance quantum science education

    QuSTEAM: Convergence Undergraduate Education in Quantum Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics, was awarded a $5 million cooperative agreement over a two-year period from the National Science Foundation’s Convergence Accelerator. Following QuSTEAM’s initial assessment and needs-finding period, Phase I, the award will fund Phase II’s … Read More

  • Chicago Quantum Exchange adds new international and regional partners

    The Chicago Quantum Exchange 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. Read More

  • Duality Quantum Accelerator accepts six startups into inaugural cohort

    The 12-month program provides world-class business and entrepreneurship training from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Polsky Center, and the opportunity to engage the networks, facilities, and programming from the Chicago Quantum Exchange, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Argonne National Laboratory, and P33. Read More