31 May 2021 - 00:00
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) announces the establishment of the Quantum Internet Task Force as a consortium, following its voluntary organization in May...
Type: Press release
14 Dec 2020 - 00:00
The Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) was proud to welcome Professor Hiroki Takahashi as a faculty member in March 2020. Professor Takahashi leads the newly...
Type: News Article
16 Sep 2020 - 14:48
In everyday life, measuring temperature is pretty straightforward. But in the quantum world, which deals with the super small and the ultra-cold, determining how hot or cold something is starts...
Type: Press release
8 May 2020 - 10:00
In everyday life, matter behaves in a predictable, expected way. If you throw a ball, you assume it will travel in a certain direction and have a predictable recoil. What’s more, forces exerted on...
Type: News Article
2 Mar 2020 - 10:00
Researchers in the Light-Matter Interactions for Quantum Technologies Unit at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate...
Type: News Article
4 Sep 2019 - 17:17
Quantum computing harnesses enigmatic properties of small particles to process complex information. But quantum systems are fragile and error-prone, and useful quantum computers have yet to come to...
Type: News Article
24 Jan 2017 - 17:38
The future of quantum computing is a hot topic not only for experts but also in many commercial and governmental agencies. Rather than processing and storing information as bits in transistors or...
Type: News Article
16 Jun 2016 - 10:42
In quantum mechanics, physicists study tiny single particles –photons, electrons – and usually only a small number of them at a time. Sometimes, these particles behave like waves which gives them...
Type: News Article
14 Mar 2016 - 11:59
Post-doctoral researchers, Karim Essafi, Owen Benton and Ludovic Jaubert in the Theory of Quantum Matter Unit at the Okinawa Institute of...
Type: News Article
2 Jul 2015 - 16:52
Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology Graduate University (OIST) have identified a system that could store quantum information for longer times, which is critical for the...
Type: News Article
23 Oct 2014 - 10:43
Simulating the behavior of a single particle can be quite a challenging task in physics; after all, it is microscopic and we usually cannot watch in real time. It becomes even more complicated when...
Type: News Article
22 Jan 2013 - 17:38
While some languages are more difficult to translate than others, the hardest by far is mathematics. And if there's a dialect of math that boggles more minds than any other, it’s the complex...
Type: News Article
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