About IQIM 2018-07-01T15:00:08+00:00

About IQIM

The Institute for Quantum Information and Matter (IQIM) at Caltech is a National Science Foundation Physics Frontiers Center. IQIM researchers study physical systems in which the weirdness of the quantum world becomes manifest on macroscopic scales. Our research programs span Quantum Information Physics, Topological Quantum Physics, and Quantum Dynamics, with faculty drawn from Caltech’s departments of physics, applied physics, and computer science. IQIM also conducts outreach programs to introduce K – 12 students and the general public to the wonders of the quantum world.

Initial support of IQIM from 2011 to 2018 as an NSF Physics Frontiers Center was provided by NSF Grant PHY-1125565 and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation (GBMF-2644).

Logos and Acknowledgements

In papers, please acknowledge IQIM using our full name: Institute for Quantum Information and Matter (NSF Grant PHY-1733907). The acknowledgement can vary based on whether IQIM offers full or partial support. An example acknowledgement is:

“We acknowledge funding provided by the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter, an NSF Physics Frontiers Center (NSF Grant PHY-1733907).”

If you have additional funding from other sources, it is appropriate to list those along with IQIM. “We acknowledge funding provided by the Institute for Quantum Information and Matter, an NSF Physics Frontiers Center (NSF Grant PHY-1733907). Additional funding support was provided by PHY-xxxxxxx and NSF-XXXXXX (or other sources such as CERN, etc.)”

IQIM blue is a custom color: C 75 · M 25 · Y 15 · K 5; R 46 · G 146 · B 181; HTML # 2E92B5

Click one of the below logos for the full-size image file:

IQIM logo with text
IQIM logo plain

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Contact Information

Marcia Brown

IQIM Program Administrator
150 West Bridge Laboratory, MC 103-33
Phone: (626) 395-4013
Email: marciab@caltech.edu

IQIM Documents

IQIM Web Resources

We have a new, dedicated webpage with resources for members of IQIM at http://quantum.caltech.edu/

Members of IQIM can access an internal wiki, stackexchange and the archive of IQIM Seminar videos. Log in using your Caltech access username and password.

Steering Committee

David Hsieh
David HsiehAssistant Professor of Physics
Oskar Painter
Oskar PainterJohn G Braun Professor of Applied Physics
John Preskill
John PreskillRichard P. Feynman Professor of Theoretical Physics
Gil Refael
Gil RefaelProfessor of Theoretical Physics

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