The Institute for Quantum Information and Matter (IQIM) at Caltech is a Physics Frontiers Center supported by the National Science Foundation and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. IQIM researchers study physical systems in which the weirdness of the quantum world becomes manifest on macroscopic scales. Our research programs span quantum information science, quantum condensed matter physics, quantum optics, and the quantum mechanics of mechanical systems.

Applications being accepted for 2015 IQIM Postdoctoral Scholars

Information about how to apply for IQIM Postdoctoral Scholar positions beginning in 2015 are available on the this webpage. Review of applications will begin December 5, 2014. Questions? Contact Marcia Brown


In the News

matthew_fisher Andrei Faraon: Controlling Light on a Chip at the Single-Photon Level Faraon is working to develop nanophotonic devices in which individual atoms control the movement of light. He will present a discussion of his work and its possible applications in the Watson Lecture, 8 pm on Wednesday, December 17. Read more in the Watson Lecture Preview by Caltech Media. 12.15.14

thomas_vidick Thomas Vidick, new Caltech CMS faculty and member of IQIM, is featured in an article by Caltech Media He describes his work exploring what may be implemented on quantum computers, and cryptographic systems using quantum rather than classical systems. Read about what drew him from Paris to Caltech and his quest for excellent croissants and chocolate. 12.12.14

quantum knots animation Quantum Knots the most recent collaboration between IQIM and Jorge Cham of PhD comics features Jason Alicea and Gil Refael. Watch our fourth animation here. 12.04.14