Mohamed Abdelhafez wins prestigious teaching award

Mohamed has been awarded the 2016 Wayne C. Booth Graduate Student Prize for Excellence in Teaching by the University of Chicago! The Wayne C. Booth Graduate Student Prize for Excellence in Teaching was established in 1991 in honor of Wayne C. Booth, the George M. Pullman Distinguished Service Professor in English Language & Literature and […]

Houck Lab: First Resonator Arrays

The Houck Lab at Princeton has recently fabricated and characterized the first microwave resonator arrays. The selected array geometry consists of 12 coplanar waveguide resonators, coupled by three-way capacitors to form a Kagome star. The successful reduction of disorder in resonator frequencies to as little as a few parts in 104 paves the way for […]

TED talk by Scott Aaronson

A recent TED talk gives the most entertaining 15-minute whirlwind tour of quantum computation. – Scott Aaronson (Professor at MIT) not only explains what quantum computation is, and why we are excited about it, but he also makes the case that research in this direction could lead to substantial progress in understanding quantum mechanics itself. […]