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"Tweezer Clock" May Help Tell Time More Precisely
12/23/2019

"Tweezer Clock" May Help Tell Time More Precisely

Whitney Clavin
A new optical atomic clock makes ultra-precise time measurements
Adam Shaw, Ivaylo Madjarov and Manuel Endres in the lab.
Decade of Discovery
12/19/2019

Decade of Discovery

As December winds down, we mark not just the end of another year of discovery at Caltech but the conclusion of a decade of remarkable accomplishments and research breakthroughs.
collage image for decade in review story
Caltech Researchers Develop New Quantum Algorithm
12/18/2019

Caltech Researchers Develop New Quantum Algorithm

Emily Velasco
The groups of Chan, Brandao, and Minnich have created an algorithm for quantum computers that allows them to perform calculations useful to the physical sciences.
An artist's concept of quantum computing. A string of ones and zeroes is emitted from a blue blob of plasma.
Superconducting Metamaterial Traps Quantum Light
09/26/2018

Superconducting Metamaterial Traps Quantum Light

Superconducting metamaterial shows promise for quantum computing.
Metamaterial
Caltech Awarded Federal Funding for Quantum Research
09/25/2018

Caltech Awarded Federal Funding for Quantum Research

Whitney Clavin
Caltech scientists have won federal grants for research in quantum computing, quantum networks, and more.
Computer chip illustration
Andrei Faraon Receives Adolph Lomb Medal
05/04/2018

Andrei Faraon Receives Adolph Lomb Medal

Robert Perkins
Andrei Faraon will receive the Adolph Lomb Medal from the Optical Society of America for his work on on-chip quantum photonic technologies.
Faraon
Caltech Grad Student Awarded Google PhD Fellowship
04/19/2018

Caltech Grad Student Awarded Google PhD Fellowship

Robert Perkins
Caltech graduate student and new Google PhD Fellow Erika Ye is studying the limits of today's quantum computing.
Erika Ye
Physics Boosts Artificial Intelligence Methods
10/18/2017

Physics Boosts Artificial Intelligence Methods

Researchers from Caltech and the University of Southern California (USC) report the first application of quantum computing to a physics problem.
Higgs boson event
Caltech Computer Scientist Thomas Vidick Named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar
10/17/2017

Caltech Computer Scientist Thomas Vidick Named CIFAR Azrieli Global Scholar

Robert Perkins
Caltech's Thomas Vidick has been named an Azrieli Global Scholar by the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research.
Vidick
First On-Chip Nanoscale Optical Quantum Memory Developed
09/11/2017

First On-Chip Nanoscale Optical Quantum Memory Developed

Robert Perkins
Engineers at Caltech have built a chip capable of storing and retrieving individual photons of light, with all of their quantum properties left intact.
Faraon quantum
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