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  • Nature paper by Faraon group describes work toward a quantum networkNature paper by Faraon group describes work toward a quantum network
    A March 30 Nature paper by the Faraon group describes recent work toward a quantum network. They discuss one of the current challenges, developing a system that is stable: Distributing entanglement over long distances using… Read more »
  • Time-Crystalline Topological SuperconductorsTime-Crystalline Topological Superconductors
    In a new paper by graduate student Aaron Chew, Jason Alicea and IQIM alum David Mross (now at the Weizmann Institute), they discuss  “one-dimensional time-crystalline topological superconductors, for which time-translation symmetry breaking and topological physics… Read more »
  • Iron Man talks quantumIron Man talks quantum
    Spiros Michalakis, IQIM’s Manager of Outreach and Research Scientist, can count superheroes as his coworkers – official superheroes (Ant Man, Wasp, Iron Man and the rest of the Avengers). As an adviser for Marvel projects… Read more »
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  • Achieving superlubricity with graphene
    Sometimes, experimental results spark enormous curiosity inspiring a myriad of questions and ideas for further experimentation. In 2004, Geim and Novoselov, from The University of Manchester, isolated a single layer of graphene from bulk graphite… Read more »
  • In the hour of darkness and peril and needIn the hour of darkness and peril and need
    I recited the poem “Paul Revere’s Ride” to myself while walking across campus last week.  A few hours earlier, I’d cancelled the seminar that I’d been slated to cohost two days later. In a few hours, I’d… Read more »
  • The shape of MIP* = REThe shape of MIP* = RE
    There’s a famous parable about a group of blind men encountering an elephant for the very first time. The first blind man, who had his hand on the elephant’s side, said that it was like… Read more »
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