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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.

Learn more about Quantum Matter at Perimeter Institute.

Perimeter welcomes its newest faculty member, condensed matter physicist Max Metlitski.
/Dec 04, 2015
Perimeter collaborators propose a new way to compare vastly different theories: go through the corners.
/Oct 07, 2015
Perimeter researchers Peng Ye and Zheng-Cheng Gu put forward a theory to create bosonic topological insulators by condensing the vortex…
/Jul 08, 2015
Researchers have used a never-before-observed phenomenon called quantum distillation to turn an ultra-cold Bose-Einstein condensate into something even colder –…
/Apr 24, 2015
Perimeter researchers Yidun Wan and Ling-Yan Hung have taken an important step toward using topologically open surfaces like cylinders for…
/Apr 23, 2015
Dr. Marcia Barbosa (Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul) believes the unusual physics of water may hold the solution…
/Mar 04, 2015
On Wednesday March 4 at 7pm EST, Dr. Marcia Barbosa will examine how physics can help us better understand water…
/Mar 02, 2015
Forget solid, liquid, and gas: there are in fact more than 500 phases of matter. In a major paper in today’s…
/Jan 23, 2015
Pick up a pencil. Make a mark on a piece of paper. Congratulations: you are doing cutting-edge condensed matter physics.…
/Nov 21, 2014
Dr. Subir Sachdev (Perimeter Institute and Harvard University) delivers the kick-off lecture of the 2014/15 Perimeter Institute Public Lecture Series,…
/Oct 02, 2014