Presenting the CQT Annual Report for 2012
18 January 2013
The Centre for Quantum Technologies is pleased to make available its annual report for 2012. As well as a run-down of the year's events and research papers, a who's who of the Centre's staff and a letter from the Centre's Director, the report also offers special feature articles:
- Comments on the Centre from its Scientific Advisory Board
- Discord: Mile Gu explains what the fuss is about
- How Singapore has become the world capital for direct product theorems, by computer scientists Rahul Jain, Hartmut Klauck, Troy Lee and Miklos Santha
- A communication protocol that conquers lack of trust, demonstrated thanks to a team effort by CQT experimentalists and computer scientists
- Updates from the ion-trapping labs of Dzmitry Matsukevich, Manas Mukherjee and Murray Barrett
- A timeline featuring highlights from the Centre's first five years (you can also explore an online version of the timeline in our news highlight about CQT's anniversary)
- Valerio Scarani reviews how research on Bell inequalities has moved from foundations to applications
- Why is CQT spending a million dollars on a fridge?
- An interview with recent Nobel laureate and Singapore visitor Serge Haroche, Chair in Quantum Physics at the College de France
- Three postdocs introduce themselves with stories about bubbles, the paradise of problem-solving in the lab and stories of quantum research in Singapore before CQT
We hope you enjoy reading the report.
Download a PDF of this year's report here:
CQT 2012 Annual Report