Welcome to Sam, Thinh and Jannis
A walk welcome to the QTS group to new postdocs, Sam Elman (previously of U.Syd) and Thinh Le (previously of U.Vienna) and our new Sydney Quantum Academy PhD student, Jannis Ruh who comes to us from Konstanz, Germany.
EDTAS on Quantum Computing:Technology Opportunities Quick Look Report
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Multiplexed Pseudo-Deterministic Photon Source with Asymmetric Switching Elements S Brandhofer, CR Myers, SJ Devitt, I Polian arXiv preprint arXiv:2301.07258
Transversal Injection: A method for direct encoding of ancilla states for non-Clifford gates using stabiliser codes Jason Gavriel, Daniel Herr, Alexis Shaw, Michael J. Bremner, Alexandru Paler, Simon J. Devitt https://arxiv.org/abs/2211.10046
Q2Graph: a modelling tool for measurement-based quantum computing Greg Bowen, Simon Devitt https://arxiv.org/abs/2210.00657
Compilation of algorithm-specific graph states for quantum circuits Madhav Krishnan Vijayan, Alexandru Paler, Jason Gavriel, Casey R. Myers, Peter P. Rohde, Simon J. Devitt https://arxiv.org/abs/2209.07345
Upper Bounds for the Clock Speeds of Fault-Tolerant Distributed Quantum Computation using Satellites to Supply Entangled Photon Pairs Hudson Leone, S Srikara, Peter P. Rohde, Simon Devitt https://arxiv.org/abs/2209.00151
New Postdoc Positions
Closing: Monday 25th July 2022 at 11.59pm (AEST) Link to application Postdoctoral Research Associates / Fellows Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs $109285 to $129345 per Year Full time
QTS joins $17M consortium for quantum algorithm benchmarking
The QTS group, along with other members of the centre for quantum software and information at QSI@UTS, have been selected as a subcontractor on three new grants from the recently announced Quantum Benchmarking program from the US Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). The QTS group will join members of QSI and collaborators including, Boeing,…
More Postdoc Positions
Preferred positions for female candidates. Link to Application Co-supervised in the QTS group of A/Prof. Devitt and with Prof. Michael Bremner. Closing Date: Thursday 16th June 2022 at 11.59pm (AEST) UTS has been granted an exemption under section 126 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1997 (NSW) (ADA) to conduct a targeted recruitment program for Women. For this role,…
New Postdoc Positions
Seek.com.au Link Apply Link Closing date 13th of June 2022, 11:59PM AEST Applications limited to those with working rights in Australia. The Centre for Quantum Software and Information is recruiting for up to two Postdoctoral Research Associates or Postdoctoral Research Fellows to be involved in a new program analysing the utility of quantum computing for specific problem domains and developing tools…
Over $1 million awarded to aid quantum education
The QTS group at UTS is proud to be a part of a new award from the CSIRO Data61 to fund the training of new quantum information scientists. Spearheaded by the Sydney Quantum Academy, this new funding will be made available to researchers at UTS, Macquarie University, the University of Sydney and the University of…
Sydney Quantum Academy PhD positions
Are you considering undertaking a PhD in quantum technology? Apply for Sydney Quantum Academy (SQA) PhD Scholarships. SQA PhD Scholarships provide a competitive stipend of up to AU$35,000 p.a., access to career development funding and exclusive benefits. The QTS group at UTS is happy to sponsor qualified applicants for SQA scholarships across our major group projects: Click to check out our projects…
QSI seminar series on Spotify
The meQuanics and UTS centre for quantum software and information seminar series now hosts FULL VIDEO when you watch through Spotify! Listen and WATCH quantum talks from researchers around the world through your Spotify app (Audio still available through all other platforms). Click to go to the meQuanics website on Spotify.
Call for Papers QRE2022
Pleased to announce the call for papers for the 4th instalment of the Quantum Resource Estimation #QRE2022 workshop, co-located with @ISCAConfOrg. 18th of June in New York City. Extended abstract submission on the 24th of April. Come and join us. https://www.quantumresource.org
The Quantum Internet: The second quantum revolution
Cambridge University press has released a new textbook on the field of quantum communications. Authored and edited by QSI faculty member, Peter Rohde we along with many others contributed chapters to this fantastic book. Get it now on Amazon
Simon Devitt elected fellow of the Royal Society of NSW
The Royal Society of NSW — the oldest learned society in the Southern Hemisphere has elected Simon Devitt as fellow.
QTS group awarded more than $40K in quantum server time.
The QTS@UTS group, in collaboration with researchers at Aalto University, Finland and the University of Huntsville, Alabama, have been awarded $30K USD ($42K AUD) on the IonQ hardware platform through Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud. This hardware time will be utilised to test several new protocols in quantum communications and Quantum Error Correction.
Australia no longer leads world in quantum computing.
Published in the Australian Financial Review in support of our recent work with ASPI. https://www.afr.com/technology/australia-no-longer-leads-world-in-quantum-computing-20210802-p58f7o
Panel: Building a strong quantum industry in Sydney,
As part of the city of Sydney’s visiting Entrepreneur program, Quantum technology was the featured industry in 2021. This was a panel discussion held at UTS Startups featuring Michael Hush (QCTRL), Chris Ferrie (UTS), Biliana Rajevic (SQA), Nathan Langford (UTS), Michael Biercuk (QCTRL) and Simon Devitt (UTS)
Panel: An Australian strategy for the quantum revolution
To support the release of our collaborative report with ASPI, we participated in a panel at ASPI’s headquarters in Canberra to discuss the possibilities of a national quantum initiative
ArsoNISQ: Analyzing quantum algorithms on near-term architectures Sebastian Brandhofer, Simon Devitt, Ilia Polian https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/9465414
Simon Devitt awarded the inaugural Warren Prize by the Royal Society of NSW
Simon Devitt is the inaugural recipient of The Warren Prize by the Royal Society of New South Wales, in recognition of the national and international significance of his work as a mid-career quantum researcher. In a formal acknowledgement of award letter this month, The Royal Society of New South Wales congratulated Dr Devitt for his outstanding achievements and contributions…
An Australian strategy for the quantum revolution
In collaboration with researchers from Macquarie University and the University of Queensland and sponsored by the Australian Strategic Policy Institute (ASPI), we have released a policy report advocating for an Australian quantum technology initiative. https://www.aspi.org.au/report/australian-strategy-quantum-revolution
Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum (NISQ) Computers—How They Work, How They Fail, How to Test Them? Sebastian Brandhofer, Simon Devitt, Thomas Wellens, Ilia Polian https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/abstract/document/9441047
Gate-based superconducting quantum computing Sangil Kwon, Akiyoshi Tomonaga, Gopika Lakshmi Bhai, Simon J Devitt, Jaw-Shen Tsai https://aip.scitation.org/doi/full/10.1063/5.0029735 Including a nicely produced video from Tokyo University of Science,
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