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Quantum Foundations

The study of quantum foundations concerns the conceptual and mathematical underpinnings of quantum theory. Research in quantum foundations at Perimeter Institute aims to refine and reformulate quantum theory in ways that express its true nature and structure.

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To mark the 100-year anniversary of the theory that re-wrote the rule book of physics, Perimeter presents an overview of…
/May 14, 2015
New work asserts that a key technique used to probe quantum systems may not be so quantum after all, according…
/Apr 17, 2015
Correlation does not imply causation – unless it’s quantum. That’s the message of surprising new work from Perimeter Institute and…
/Mar 23, 2015
Nima Arkani-Hamed, one of the world’s most respected and sought-after theoretical physicists, will deliver a live webcast talk on November…
/Oct 22, 2014
“Not only does God play dice with the universe, his dice are fair.” Nature Communications has just published a paper…
/Aug 13, 2014
A unique look at the most famous thought experiment of quantum physics, in which an unfortunate (and, rest assured, purely…
/Aug 12, 2014
We present a unique look at the most famous thought experiment in quantum physics, in which an unfortunate (and, rest…
/Aug 12, 2014
Some lesser-known quanta of wisdom about Max Planck in commemoration of his 156th birthday.”
/Apr 23, 2014
We all intuitively perceive that time flows in only one direction – from past to future – and Templeton Frontiers…
/Jan 16, 2014
PI faculty member Lucien Hardy’s Paradox has been confirmed experimentally by two research teams.
/Jul 15, 2013