News

Quantum step forward in protecting communications from hackers

Wednesday 20 June 2018

Researchers at the University of York have shown that a new quantum-based procedure for distributing secure information along communication lines could be successful in preventing serious security breaches.


UK’s first quantum network launched

Wednesday 13 June 2018

Researchers at the University of York have teamed up with colleagues at the University of Cambridge and Toshiba Research Europe Ltd to launch the UK’s first quantum network.


PhD studentship in Quantum Technologies and generation of random numbers

Wednesday 17 May 2017

We are looking for a talented and ambitious graduate who wishes to pursue a theoretical Ph.D. in Quantum Technologies. The successful candidate will work under the supervision of Dr Roger Colbeck in the Department of Mathematics at the University of York.


PhD studentship in Quantum Technologies or Quantum Foundations

Thursday 5 January 2017

We are looking for talented and ambitious graduates who wish to pursue a Ph.D. in Quantum Technologies or the foundations of quantum theory.


Research Associate in Quantum Information Theory

Thursday 5 January 2017

The Department of Mathematics at the University of York is seeking a talented postdoctoral research associate to work with Dr Roger Colbeck as part of the EPSRC-funded project “Towards Practical Quantum Technologies”. The project will involve the study of classical and quantum causal structures and the connection to cryptography.


Funding for Gravitational Wave Detection

Tuesday 26 January 2016

Congratulations to our York Centre for Quantum Technologies (YCQT) colleague, Dr David Bruschi, who in collaboration with Professor Ivette Fuentes, Chair in Theoretical Quantum Optics at the University of Vienna, was successful in securing €232,691 from the Templeton Foundation. Their research proposal, titled “Leaps in cosmology: gravitational wave detection with quantum systems” aims at developing innovative technology for investigating relativistic and cosmological phenomena, such as the physics of compact stars, through measurements of gravitational waves.


Researchers confirm ‘realistic’ answer to quantum network puzzle

Thursday 19 November 2015

Scientists at the University of York’s Centre for Quantum Technology have discovered new evidence to support the development of scalable and secure high rate quantum networks.


Scientists produce status check on quantum teleportation

Wednesday 30 September 2015

New paper published in Nature Photonics reviews the theoretical ideas around quantum teleportation focusing on the main experimental approaches and their attendant advantages and disadvantages.


YCQT/CMPi International Workshop on Quantum Correlations and Many-Body Physics

Wednesday 16 September 2015

On Tuesday 8 September, the Department of Physics hosted a single-day international workshop on quantum correlations and many-body physics.


Research collaboration with the University of Malta

Thursday 2 July 2015

Dr David Bruschi secures travel grant to visit collaborators in Malta in 2016.


Researchers find the ‘key’ to quantum network solution

Tuesday 26 May 2015

Scientists at the University of York’s Centre for Quantum Technology have made an important step in establishing scalable and secure high rate quantum networks.