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Quantum Matter

Quantum matter is one of the most promising and most productive areas in fundamental physics research. Located at the nexus of converging fields, including condensed matter physics, quantum information, quantum gravity, and string theory, it is a highly interdisciplinary area that encompasses many of Perimeter Institute’s research strengths.

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Quantum computing is advancing fastest and best just where theory and experiment intersect. Case in point: a breakthrough collaboration between…
/Dec 07, 2020
In her December 2 public lecture webcast, quantum condensed matter expert Karen Hallberg will explore examples of emergent phenomena and…
/Nov 20, 2020
With the launch of a new collaboration lab, physicists are adding fuel to the AI revolution, writes Perimeter Associate Faculty…
/Dec 03, 2019
Long seen as the domain of computer scientists, machine learning is now considered a powerful tool for tackling difficult problems…
/Aug 08, 2019
A clerical error led her to physics. Now she’s helping chart new territory in a world of possibility.
/May 31, 2019
For a decade, physicists have been asking a tantalizing question: could a mathematical tool lifted from condensed matter physics be…
/Apr 26, 2019
For condensed matter theorist Chong Wang, the messy challenges of complex quantum systems can reveal an irresistible beauty.
/Feb 26, 2019
The story of three PhD students and their quest to crack the barrier that keeps the best tensor network tools…
/Aug 16, 2018
By coming up with new combinations of nature’s tiniest pieces, Timothy Hsieh creates blueprints for novel phenomena that could be…
/Jul 25, 2018
Wednesday Apr. 4, 2018 at 7 PM ET The live webcast will appear on this page From the Stone Age…
/Jan 11, 2018