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Genuine quantum nonlocality in networks published in PRL. The quantum "triangle network" allows for novel forms of quantum nonlocality, potentially very different from known ones. This is joint work with Marc-Olivier Renou and Nicolas Gisin from GAP, Elisa Bäumer from ETH Zurich, Sadra Boreiri from…
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Euronews visited QRANGE partners at the Université de Genève and ID Quantique, as well as the Institut de Ciències Fotòniques (ICFO) and Quside, in Geneva and Barcelona recently to talk about quantum random numbers, communication, and the Quantum Flagship.
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The QRANGE project, part of the quantum flagship initiative, and led by Hugo Zbinden at the University of Geneva, had the second of its consortium meetings in Stuttgart recently.
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Participation to EU Quantum Flagship. The group will take part in the project QRANGE, one of the 20 projects selected for the first phase of the QF. The project will investigate quantum random number generation. It is lead by Hugo Zbinden (UNIGE), and gathers researchers from 10 research groups in…
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More awards. Géraldine Haack receives a FNS PRIMA grant, for her project on quantum thermal machines in mesoscopic systems. This 5-years grant comes with a PhD position. Flavien Hirsch receives a FNS postdoc Mobility grant for working at IQOQI in the group of Marcus Huber. Bravo!
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Awards. Jonatan Brask receives a 2017 DFF grant, which will allow him to start his research group at the Technical University of Denmark in Copenhagen. Patrick Hofer receives the 2017 Swiss Physical Society Award in General Physics for his PhD thesis. Well done!
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Autonomous Quantum Clocks: Does Thermodynamics Limit Our Ability to Measure Time? just published in Physical Review X. For a pedestrian introduction and summary, see the APS viewpoint article by Tony Short.
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Researchers from the University of Geneva have developed a new quantum method for generating random numbers