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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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Perimeter Faculty member Laurent Freidel’s new research aims to revisit and revise the very notion of space.
/Nov 23, 2016
Perimeter Institute Distinguished Visiting Research Chair recognized for outstanding contributions to quantum foundations. 
/Aug 22, 2016
Theorists from Perimeter and experimentalists from the Institute for Quantum Computing have found a new way to test whether the…
/Aug 16, 2016
Even the greatest scientists have made some serious blunders. “Brilliant Blunders” concerns the evolution of life on Earth, of the…
/Jun 02, 2016
When streams of thought converge, truth is found in the swirling eddies of opposing ideas.
/Jun 16, 2015
Dr. Vilhelm Bohr, grandson of quantum science pioneer Niels Bohr, delivers a talk as part of Perimeter’s Institute’s 2014/15 Public…
/Jun 04, 2015
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