News

  • 26/06/2020: Goodness, we made the cover of PRL this issue! As Jacqui points out, this is proof you can make the cover even after two rejections. What a nice surprise in a year otherwise full of terrible surprises.
  • 23/06/2020: Always quick off the mark: phys.org has a very nice write-up of our paper, Quantum physics provides a way to hide ignorance. Recommended!
  • 22/06/2020: It's exam time at UQ, and in a piece of beautiful timing, our paper showing how to use quantum mechanics to cheat on exams, Hiding Ignorance Using High Dimensions, appeared today in Physical Review Letters. Congratulations Michael, Sally, and Jacqui—it was a lot of fun from whoa to go!
  • 24/02/2020: What a great start to the year! Today Sebastian Malewicz starts his Masters and Fatemeh Mohit starts her Honours in the QT Lab. Welcome to the lab Sebastian and Fatemeh, it's great to have you both join us!
  • 29/01/2020: It's with great sadness that today we say farewell to Raphahel Abrahão, who leaves us after 4 years in Australia—where he produced a PhD and two wonderful children!—to join the inimitable Jeff Lundeen and his team as a Postdoctoral Scientist. The very best of luck Raphael, and send us photos of the kids when they see snow for the first time!
  • 04/10/2019: My goodness that went quickly: Andrew joined the University of Queensland twenty years ago today and almost immediately began making trouble. It's been a blast so far, here's to the next two decades!
  • 30/09/2019: Our paper on Optimal Imaging of Remote Bodies Using Quantum Detectors appeared today in Physical Review Letters, featuring not just one by several pictures of Dory in grey. Many congratulations to the Australian team of Lewis, Geoff, and Raphael, and the the UK team of Mark and Pieter—let's work together again soon!
  • 25/09/2019: Steve Flammia and Andrew discuss Google's latest result in this thoughtful article by Suzannah Lyons at ABC News, Google says it's achieved 'quantum supremacy'. What does this actually mean?
  • 04/09/2019: There's a nice write-up in today's UQ News of Michael Kewming's Three-Minute Thesis talk, Top secret: writing with a quantum alphabet. Go check it out!
  • 05/08/2019: Today was the Three Minute Thesis competition in the Faculty of Science. Many and proud congratulations to the People's Choice winner, Leonardo Assis! Leo is now off to the University of Queensland wildcard competition: we are keeping our fingers tightly crossed!
  • 05/08/2019: In today's Frankfurter Allgemeine Manfred Lindinger has written a very nice article indeed on our hypercube paper, Schrödingers Katze bekommt Familienzuwachs, roughly, Schrödingers cat is getting a family. Go check it out!
  • 10/07/2019: Our paper on Quantum Hypercube States appeared today in Physical Review Letters. Many congratulations to Lewis, Till, Farid, Joshua, Michael and Martin: it was a genuinely enthralling project!
  • 05/06/2019: Today was the Three Minute Thesis competition in the School of Mathematics and Physics. Many and proud congratulations to the Judge's Choice winner, Michael Kewming, and to the People's Choice winner, Leonardo Assis! Both now go off to the Faculty of Science competition: we will all keep our fingers tightly crossed!
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