Quantum Engineering and Design Unit

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The Quantum Engineering and Design (Q.E.D) Unit explores the design and system engineering of future quantum technologies with the aim to provide a path from today’s theoretical concepts to their real-world implementation.

The last century saw the discovery of quantum mechanics which are a set of principles including superposition and entanglement describing physical reality at the microscopic level. While superposition can be observed in ordinary waves, entanglement has no such classical analog. As such quantum physics allows a new paradigm for the processing of information.

The focus in our unit is associated with three broad overlapping areas: hybrid quantum systems and their applications,  the design of quantum network technologies and distributed quantum computation.

Website updated on July 9, 2024, by Naomi Sato


OIST Center for Quantum Technologies

This unit is a member of the OIST Center for Quantum Technologies (OCQT)