Filipe Silva, Gonçalo Frazão, and João Moutinho all won PhD scholarships from Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT), corresponding to a 100% success rate for our Group! Congratulations to all!
Our demonstration of free-space quantum communication has once again been highlighted in the media. It has now been featured in the website of the weekly newspaper Expresso: IST faz com sucesso primeiras comunicações quânticas sem-fio em Portugal.
Our research, namely the demonstration of free-space quantum communications, has been featured in IST News: Instituto de Telecomunicações faz história na área das tecnologias quânticas.
Our latest article published in Physically Review Letters, "Topologically Protected Quantization of Work", after already having been featured as a Synopsis in APS Physics, has now also been featured in IST News: Artigo de investigadores do Técnico em destaque na Physical Review Letters.
Our demonstration of free-space quantum communications was featured in tech news website Exame Informática
Our research, namely the demonstration of free-space quantum communications, has been featured in the tech news website Exame Informática: Comunicações quânticas sem fios feitas pela primeira vez em Portugal. This was the first time that free-space quantum communication was performed in Portugal.
Manfred Niehus and José Jesus, with the help of Marco Pezzutto and João Moutinho, have demonstrated free-space quantum communication at Encontro Ciência, thereby showing the portability of their setup. Congratulations to the Group, particularly to Manfred and José, and thanks to all the participants for their very positive feedback!
Portugal signs up to EU quantum communication infrastructure initiative: the Minister of Science invited Prof. Yasser Omar to present the EU quantum communication infrastructure initiative before the signature.