- QuEnG Seminar, Computer Science - Communication through coherently controlled quantum channels
on the January 30, 2020
As part of the QuEnG Seminar - Computer Science, we are pleased to welcome Alastair Abbot, from the university of Geneva who is interested in the coherent control of quantum systems.
- QuEnG Seminar, Mathematics - Aspects topologiques de dynamiques unitaires discrètes en temps à deux dimensions: des états de bord "anormaux" de Floquet aux réseaux orientés aléatoires
on the January 30, 2020
Le prochain exposé d’animation scientifique à l’interface physique-mathématiques sera dispensé par Pierre Delplace de l'École Normale Supérieure de Lyon sur la topologie et la théorie de Floquet.
- QuEnG Seminar, Computer Science - Completeness of the ZX-Calculus for Quantum Computing
on the January 22, 2020
As part of the QuEnG Seminar - Computer Science, we are pleased to welcome Renaud Vilmart, from the lRI who is interested in the ZX calculus and quantum computing.
- QuEnG Seminar, Foundations - Two presentations by James Ladyman
from January 21, 2020 to January 22, 2020
For the next QuEnG Seminar - Foundations, we are pleased to welcome James Ladyman from the University of Bristol (Department of Philosophy), who will give 2 talks.
- Quantum Engineering Grenoble Seminar || Quantum Foundations - Hippolyte Dourdent
Physics, Research, Scientific culture and humanities
on the December 19, 2019
Contextuality is certainly one of the most fundamental aspects of quantum weirdness. In fact, it is usually said that “in quantum mechanics, the result of a measurement depends on the experimental context”. This statement - often vaguely attributed to Bohr- finds a concrete foundation in a theorem established by Ernst Specker and Simon Kochen (1960-1967) and John Bell (1964-1966). This presentation aims at introducing their result and highlights why it is a key feature to understanding the core of what makes quantum mechanics “weird”.
- QuEnG Seminar, Foundations - Lorentz-Invariant, Retrocausal, and Deterministic Hidden Variables
News
on the November 25, 2019
For the next QuEnG Seminar - Foundations, the Chair of Excellence in Philosophy of Quantum Physics will host Aurélien Drezet from Institut Néel,CNRS (Grenoble).
- QuEnG Seminar, Innovation - The Changing Landscape of Quantum Computing
Physics, Mathematics, Information and Communication sciences and technology
on the November 22, 2019
As part of the next QuEnG Seminar - Innovation, we are pleased to welcome Si-Hui Tan, Chief Science Officer at Horizon Quantum Computing and Visiting Professor of the Niels Bohr International Academy (Copenhagen), on Friday Nov. 22 at 11:00 in room Remy Lemaire K223 of the Institut Néel.
- Quantum Engineering Grenoble Seminar || Quantum Foundations -- Entanglement and emergent spacetime in quantum gravity
on the November 7, 2019
This week, the Chair of Excellence in Philosophy of Quantum Physics will host Daniele Oriti (LMU Munich) on Thursday and Friday 7-8 November 2019. He will give the next Quantum Engineering Grenoble Seminar || Quantum Foundations on Thursday morning, 10:30am, Institut Néel, room E-424.
- QuEnG Seminar, Computer Science - Stoquastic PCP vs. Randomness
on the October 9, 2019
As part of the QuEnG Seminar - Computer Science, we are pleased to welcome Dr Alex Bredariol Grilo from CWI and QuSoft who is interested in Quantum computing, Interactive proof systems and PCPs, Complexity theory, Cryptography.
- XIV rare-earth workshop for QI
Physics
from October 8, 2019 to October 10, 2019
Following the series started in 2006, the next rare-earth workshop for QI will take place in Grenoble next October.Place save the dates !
- QuEnG Seminar, Foundations - Hydrodynamic quantum analogs: droplets walking on the impossible pilot wave
News
on the September 30, 2019
As part of the next QuEnG Seminar - Foundations, we are pleased to welcome John Bush from MIT (Boston, USA).
- QuEnG Seminar, Innovation - Quantum-dot based single photon sources: From the academic result to the commercialization of near optimal solid-state sources for Quantum Applications
News
on the September 19, 2019
As part of the next QuEnG Seminar - Innovation, which will be the first of a series of seminars focusing on the Academy/Industry synergy, we are pleased to welcome Valérian Giesz, Cofounder and CEO of Quandela in Palaiseau.
- APPLY NOW - European School on Nanosciences & Nanotechnologies (ESONN), Grenoble
from August 25, 2019 to September 14, 2019
ESONN is a three-week course aimed at providing training for graduate students, postdoctoral and junior scientists from universities and laboratories, all around the world, in the field of Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies.
- QuEnG Seminar - Purely Quantum Polar Codes
on the July 10, 2019
As part of the QuEnG Seminar - Computer Science, we are pleased to invite you to a presentation by Ashutosh Goswami, a PhD student from the GreQuE Junior Board, on quantum polar codes.
- QuEnG Seminar, Mathematics - Attracteurs pour les ondes internes ou inertielles
on the June 6, 2019
Le prochain exposé d’animation scientifique à l’interface physique-mathématiques sera dispensé par Yves Colin de Verdière et portera sur les ondes internes ou inertielles en présence de forçage périodique.
- 3rd Quantum Engineering Day
on the June 6, 2019
Quantum Engineering Grenoble has the ambition to foster an ecosystem for quantum technologies that will connect various areas of knowledge and human activity, from quantum physics to computer sciences and humanities, from blue sky research to innovation and industry. Our goal is to build on the most counter-intuitive aspects of quantum physics to create existence and develop new technologies. Our third Quantum Engineering Day will provide an overview on our targeted goals and recent achievements at the quantum physics/philosophy, quantum physics/computer science and academy/industry interface.
- QuEnG and GreQuE Junior Boards meeting
on the May 29, 2019
The members of the QuEnG and GreQue junior boards will meet to report their progress in the roles they have taken up in the boards.
- QuEnG Seminar - Categorical Quantum Dynamics
on the May 22, 2019
As part of the QuEnG Seminar - Computer Science, we are pleased to welcome Stefano Gogioso , from the University of Oxford who is interested in categorical quantum mechanics with an interest in description of quantum dynamics and also categorifying quantum field theory.
- QuEnG Seminar - Operational thermodynamics from purity [CANCELLED]
on the May 16, 2019
As part of the QuEnG Seminar - Computer Science, we are pleased to welcome Carlos Mari Scandalo, from the University of Calgary who is researching operational thermodynamics in the framework of general probabilistic theories.
- QuEnG Seminar - Recent Progress on Quantum LDPC codes
on the May 15, 2019
As part of the QuEnG Seminar - Computer Science, we are pleased to welcome Gilles Zémor, from the Institut de Mathématiques de Bordeaux who is researching information theory, notably error-correcting codes, both classical and quantum, along with the applications of coding to cryptography.
- QuEnG Seminar, Foundations - Conceptual problems in the characterization of dynamical black holes: an invitation to quasi-locality issues in (classical) Gravity
on the May 15, 2019
As part of the next QuEnG Seminar - Foundations, we are pleased to welcome José Luis Jaramillo from the Institut de Mathématiques de Bourgogne, Université de Bourgogne Franche-Comté.
- QuEnG Seminar, Mathematics - Dynamique de systèmes quantiques ouverts: au-delà de la limite faible de Van Hove
on the May 3, 2019
Le prochain exposé d’animation scientifique à l’interface physique-mathématiques sera dispensé par Marco Merkli du Department of Mathematics and Statistics, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John's, Canada
- QuEnG / GreQuE Outreach Event - PhD in Physics : A survival guide
on the April 18, 2019
Not sure if you should to do a PhD in physics? To help you answer that question, join the members of the Junior Boards as they talk about their personal experiences and provide tips to make a successful transition to a PhD, to L3 and M1 students.
- REGISTER NOW - International Nanodevices and Computing Conference (INC 2019), Grenoble
from April 3, 2019 to April 5, 2019
- QuEnG Seminar, Mathematics - Landau-Zener-Stueckelberg Physics with a Singular Continuum of States
on the April 3, 2019
For the next Quantum Engineering Grenoble Seminar || Mathematics we are pleased to welcome Denis Basko from the Laboratoire de Physique et Modélisation des Milieux Condensés (LPMMC), who will talk on Landau-Zener-Stueckelberg physics with a singular continuum of density of states.
- QuEnG and GreQuE Junior Boards meeting
on the March 27, 2019
The members of the QuEnG and GreQue junior boards will meet to discuss and define the future activities of the junior boards, and how each implicated member would contribute to them.
- Quantum Foundations Seminar - 2 talks by Jean Bricmont of Catholic University of Louvain
from March 26, 2019 to March 27, 2019
For the next Quantum Engineering Grenoble Seminar || Quantum Foundations we are pleased to welcome Jean Bricmont from the Catholic University of Louvain (UCL), who will give 2 talks next week.
- The First ZX Calculus Workshop, Grenoble, FRANCE
from February 25, 2019 to February 26, 2019
The First Grenoble Workshop on ZX will take place on Monday the 25th and Tuesday the 26th February 2019 at Université Grenoble Alpes, France. This is the week after the European Quantum Technology Conference (EQTC19) in Grenoble.
- REGISTER NOW - European Quantum Technology Conference (EQTC19), Grenoble
from February 18, 2019 to February 22, 2019
EQTC 2019 is the first international conference of the European Quantum Flagship. It will provide a full coverage of European and International most prominent and recent advances in quantum technologies.
- QuEnG Seminar - On programming quantum computers
on the February 6, 2019
As part of the QuEnG Seminar - Computer Science, we are pleased to welcome Benoît Valiron, who is assistant-professor at Centrale Supélec and doing research in the design and semantics of programming languages at the lab LRI. He is one of the main developper of the quantum programming language Quipper.
- QuEnG Seminar - Heat Transport and Thermo-power in a Single-Quantum-Dot Transistor
on the February 6, 2019
As part of the QuEnG Seminar, we are pleased to welcome Hervé Courtois, who is professor at Université Grenoble Alpes. He does research in Thermal transport in quantum devices, Charge transport in quantum dots, Out-of-equilibrium superconductivity..
- QuEnG Seminar - Quantum algorithms for supervised and unsupervised machine learning
on the January 3, 2019
As part of the QuEnG Seminar - Computer Science, we are pleased to welcome Alessandro Luongo who is doing a thesis at Paris Diderot on quantum machine learning.
- WORKSHOP - Use-cases from quantum technologies for sensing and metrology, Grenoble
from December 10, 2018 to December 11, 2018
A 1st of its kind, this workshop aims to explore the use-cases from quantum technologies for sensing and metrology applications.
- QuEnG and GreQuE Junior Boards meeting
on the November 28, 2018
The members of the QuEnG and GreQue junior boards will meet to discuss and define the future activities of the junior boards, and how each implicated member would contribute to them.
- Lauch Day - Quantum Engineering Grenoble
on the October 16, 2018
On Tuesday the 16th of October, at 2pm, the Junior and Senior Board members of the Quantum Engineering Grenoble project will meet at Institut Néel to define and launch the missions of the board.
- STARTING ON 4th OCTOBER - Lectures on Quantum engineering
on the October 4, 2018
The lectures on Quantum Engineering presented by Dr. Dominic Horsman begin on the 4th of October 2018 from 2:30pm at the Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble (LIG) in Room 406.
- STARTING ON 11th SEPTEMBER - Lectures on Quantum engineering quantum information
on the September 11, 2018
The lectures on Quantum communication and information processing presented by Alexia Auffèves, Nicolas Roch, and Jean-Philippe Poizat begin on the 11th September 2018 from 8am at the GreEnER building (21 Av. des Martyrs), in Room 2D-006.
- 2nd Quantum Engineering Day
on the July 6, 2018
On July 6th 2018, the second edition of Grenoble quantum engineering day will gather worldwide-renowned quantum physicists, industrials, local researchers and students and will showcase the dynamism and broad activities of Grenoble in quantum technologies.
- QuAlgo Seminar - On the lossless quantum coding with exponential penalization
on the July 4, 2018
For the next Quantum Algorithmic seminar we are pleased to welcome Steeve Zozor from the Gipsa lab, who will speak about the lossless quantum data coding problem.
- ENTANGLEMENT COMPLEXITY AND THE EMERGENCE OF IRREVERSIBILITY IN QUANTUM MECHANICS
on the June 29, 2018
Seminar by Alioscia Hamma of University of Massachusetts, Boston
- Contextuality as a resource yielding quantum advantage - Seminar by Ruy Soarez Barbosa
on the June 26, 2018
We are pleased to welcome Ruy Soarez Barbosa from Oxford, during the week of June 25. He will give a seminar on Tuesday (June 26).
- CONTROLLED DISSIPATION AND DYNAMICS IN QUANTUM SIMULATORS - Seminar by Andrew Daley
on the June 22, 2018
Over the past few years, several experimental platforms from Atomic, Molecular and Optical (AMO) physics have begun to be used as quantum simulators.
- A universal and complete diagrammatic language for quantum computing - Seminar by Simon Perdrix
on the June 13, 2018
We are pleased to welcome Simon Perdrix from Loria (CNRS) to give a seminar, as part of the Quantum Info seminar (WP2) of the QuEnG project.
- QuAlgo Seminar by Dr. Omar Fawzi : "Entropy accumulation and applications to device-independent cryptography"
on the April 25, 2018
We ask the question whether entropy accumulates, in the sense that the operationally relevant total uncertainty about an n-partite system A = (A1,..., An) corresponds to the sum of the entropies of its parts Ai. The Asymptotic Equipartition Property implies that this is indeed the case to first order in n - under the assumption that the parts Ai are identical and independent of each other.
- QuEnG Seminar: "Universal quantum simulators in hybrid superconducting platforms"
on the April 25, 2018
The Junior boards have the pleasure to welcome Francesco Tacchino and Pr. D. Gerace from Pavia University to make a presentation about "Universal quantum simulators in hybrid superconducting platforms".
- QISS Seminar by Hippolyte Dourdent : "Can Quantum Mechanical description of Physical Reality be considered Complete?"
on the April 13, 2018
Hippolyte Dourdent, currently in a Mater 2 internship at Institut Néel, will introduce the Einstein-Podolski-Rosen (EPR) paper. The EPR article is one of the most famous paper in the history of physics.
- STARTING TOMORROW - Lectures on Open Quantum Systems
on the April 12, 2018
The lectures on open quantum systems and quantum information thermodynamics presented by Alexia Auffèves and Alain Joye begin tommorow the 12th April 2018.
- Junior Board Seminar: "Our PhD Projects"
on the March 28, 2018
During this third Junior Board seminar, the PhD members of the QuEnG and GreQue Junior Boards will briefly present their PhD projects, followed by a more in depth presentation by Cameron SPENCE.
- Après Midi Quantique
on the March 26, 2018
Dans le cadre du projet QuEnG, nous venons de recruter Dominic Horsman pour un poste de chaire d'excellence sur 3 ans.Au cours de l'après midi quantique il fera un séminaire accessible sur l'ordinateur quantique.Ensuite on discutera des besoins en recrutement en informatique quantique puis des futurs séminaires et invités à accueillir dans le cadre du projet QuEnG.
- 10th Junior Scientist & Industry Annual Meeting
on the March 16, 2018
The Junior Scientist and Industry annual meeting (JSIam) is a one-day event dedicated to junior scientists (PhD students and post doc) and industry members. It is an excellent opportunity for both to get to know each other.
- Zurich Instrument Users meeting
from March 7, 2018 to March 8, 2018
Join us for a 2-day event to share quantum application know-how among the Zurich Instruments community and become a ZI power user.
- Junior Board Seminar: "Our PhD Projects"
on the February 13, 2018
During this second Junior Board seminar, the PhD members of the QuEnG and GreQue Junior Boards will briefly present their PhD projects.
- Classification des phases topologiques de fermions libres
on the February 7, 2018
Benoît Douçot (CNRS, LPTHE Paris), vous propose de particper à un exposé mêlant mathématique et physique sur la classification des phases topologiques de fermions libres. Ce séminaire aura lieu à l'Institut Fourier
- Cours: Histoire et philosophie de la mécanique quantique
on the January 25, 2018
Thomas Boyer-Kassem vous invite à assister à son cours de second semestre sur la philosophie de la mécanique quantique qui commence jeudi 25 janvier.
- Seminar by Dr. Nicolas Didier: Hybrid quantum/classical computing on a 19-qubit processor based on parametrically-activated entangling gates
on the January 11, 2018
In this joint Nanoélectronique Quantique and QUEST seminar, Nicolas Didier from Rigetti Computing (Berkeley, California) will explain the physics behind two-qubit gates, and how they enable the implementation of two distinct classes of entangling operations, describe many features that make this architecture attractive from a scalability perspective, and present how this gate architecture was used to demonstrate a hybrid algorithm for an unsupervised machine learning task known as clustering on a 19-qubit processor.
- Junior Board Seminar : "A Brief Introduction to Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics"
on the December 19, 2017
Sebastien Leger, currently doing his PhD at Institut Néel (CNRS, Grenoble) will give a brief introduction to Circuit Quantum Electrodynamics. He will start from the fundamentals and then present tools that will help understand how to make quantum bits.
- Seminar by Prof. Andrew S. Dzurak : "Silicon QuBits, from scientific research to commercial industrialization"
on the December 8, 2017
Prof. Andrew S. Dzurak from University of New South Wales, Sydney will present an overview of the development of silicon-based quantum computing, from the basic science through to its prospects for industrial-scale commercialization based on CMOS manufacturing
- QuAlgo Seminar by Dr Markus Grassl : "Non-Standard Quantum Error-Correcting"
on the December 6, 2017
- QISS Seminar : "La causalité dans l’effet Aharonov-Bohm"
on the November 29, 2017
Vincent Ardourel de l'Institut Supérieur de Philosophie à l'Université catholique de Louvain vous invite à examiner le contre-exemple à la conception de la causalité pouvant se réduire à la transmission d’une quantité physique entre deux évènements : l'effet Aharonov-Bohm.
- QISS Seminar : "Quand la Science rejoint la science-fiction : De Newton à la cryptographie quantique"
on the October 18, 2017
NICOLAS GISIN de l'université de Genève et spécialiste mondialement reconnu de l'intrication quantique vous invite à découvrir les notions de téléportation et de cryptographie quantique, sans mathématique, mais aussi sans prétendre que cela est facile.
- QISS Seminar : "Le « Multivers » : science ou mythe ?"
on the September 29, 2017
Aurélien Barrau (Laboratoire de Physique Subatomique et de Cosmologie) présentera les idées récentes qui font intervenir la possible existence d’Univers multiples dans le cadre de la cosmologie physique. Nous interrogerons la « scientificité » de ces propositions profiterons de cette occasion pour aborder quelques aspects d’épistémologie contemporaine. Entre dérives obscurantistes et tentations scientistes, comment se positionner ?
- QuAlgo Seminar by Dr Dominic Horsman : "The logic of quantum error correction"
on the September 28, 2017
In this talk Dr Dominic Horsman introduce recent work on high-level languages for quantum error correction processes.
- QuAlgo Seminar by Dr Dominic Horsman : "Logical tools for the second quantum revolution"
on the September 27, 2017
In this seminar Dr Dominic Horsman will present recent work bridging the divide between high-level logical structures and practical quantum computing devices.
- QuAlgo Seminar by Dr Ross Duncan : "Introduction to Categorical Quantum Mechanics"
on the September 21, 2017
Quantum computing is on the verge of taking over the world. But what about its semantics? What about formal methods for quantum computers? Do we really need to carry around all the machinery of Hilbert spaces, unitary transforms, etc etc in order to work on quantum computing?
- QuAlgo Seminar by Dr Ross Duncan : "Verifying Quantum Computations with the ZX-calculus"
on the September 20, 2017
Real implementations of quantum algorithms on real quantum devices are not going to resemble the nice circuit drawings we find in Nielsen and Chuang. To actually run a quantum program we are going to need to translate from some simple high-level description, like a circuit diagram, to a complicated low-level description taking into account all the error correction, the quirks of the qubits, the architectural constraints of the machine etc etc etc. How can we have confidence that the final program is equivalent to the original one?
- QISS Seminar : "Choosing between quantum interpretations"
on the September 12, 2017
There are currently several empirically equivalent interpretations of quantum mechanics (orthodox, Everett, Bohm, ...), which provide different images of how the world could be like. On which criteria should one choose between them? Is an absence of consensus a sign of irrationationality? And finally, is choosing an interpretation a philosophical or a scientific job?
- Quantum Engineering Day
on the June 29, 2017
Meet the very unique ecosystem and strategies of the team Quantum Engineering Grenoble through a discovering day: labs and facilities, multidisciplinary approaches, new research forefronts, keynotes and presentations.
- 2 lectures on fault tolerant quantum computation by Dr. Hui Khoon Ng (Yale-NUS College, CQT, MajuLab)
from June 19, 2017 to June 21, 2017
The lectures will respectively take place on Monday 19th and Wednesday 21st at 10am, in room D420 (third floor of building D) of Néel Institute, and will last approximately 90 minutes.
- Series of lectures: “An introduction to quantum computing from a physicist perspective” (Dr. Xavier Waintal, Pheliqs, CEA INAC)
on the May 29, 2017
The first lecture will take place on Monday 29 May from 10 am to 12 in the amphitheater of “maison des magisteres”, and will focus on how one can get an exponential speed up to factorize big numbers with a quantum computer and what an exponential speed up implies in term of the characteristics of the qubits.
- L’Age d’or de l’optique Arabe et la photonique d’aujourd’hui - Ibn al Haytham : fondateur de l’optique moderne
on the April 28, 2017
Le 28 avril prochain à 14h dans la salle amphi du batiment A (2ème étage) aura lieu notre prochain séminaire transdisciplinaire sur la science et la mécanique quantique (QUantum Interdisciplinary Science Seminar= QISS) . Pour cette occasion nous aurons le plaisir de recevoir Azzedine Boudrioua, professeur au LPL qui viendra nous faire un séminaire d'histoire des sciences sur l'optique:
- QuAlgo Seminar by Dr. Ebrahim Ardeshir-Larijani : "Vérification de programmes quantiques"
on the March 15, 2017
- QuAlgo Seminar by Shane Mansfield : "Contextuality as a resource for quantum computing"
on the March 14, 2017
- PhD calls are now open !
You can now apply to our doctoral programmes for Quantum Engineering in Grenoble. With our programmes, we aim to foster a pluridisciplinary ecosystem for quantum technologies, highly connected to the industrial world. Please check the QuEnG programme and the GreQue programme.
- Our Chair in Philosophy of quantum physics recruits!
Our Chair of Excellence in Philosophy of quantum physics invites applications from talented and motivated students for a 3-year PhD position to foster the physics/philosophy interface.
- EXTENDED CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - JMC2018 - Submit before 26th APRIL 2018
From 27th to 31st August, Grenoble hosts the biennial conference, the “Journées de la Matière Condensée” (JMC), or Condensed Matter Days, organized by the Société Française de Physique.
- Conferences and more...
Find out about upcoming conferences and workshops on quantum technologies
- QUantum compuTing and Engineering (QuTE) project accepted in IDEX
The QuTE project, coordinated by David Ferrand, has been selected in the IDEX call nammed "Pedagogic transformation" and "learning by doing" platforms.