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Compact, stable and color-tunable – news from the ML4Q Fiber Lab

Compact, stable and color-tunable – news from the ML4Q Fiber Lab

In Optics Express, scientists led by Dieter Meschede report on building optical fiber filters that are not only extremely compact and stable, but also color-tunable. Optical resonators or filters are important components cutting out very narrow spectral lines from...

New Nature paper on competing magnetic orders

New Nature paper on competing magnetic orders

ML4Q researchers from Bonn have published a Nature paper on competing magnetic orders in a bilayer Hubbard model with ultracold atoms - congratulations to all the authors on their impressive results! Details can be found in the press release. Publication: Marcell...

Great kick-start of ML4Q Concepts seminar series

Great kick-start of ML4Q Concepts seminar series

​More that 120 cluster members and associated members joined in the first talk of the newly launched ML4Q Concepts seminar series. The first talk was given by Fabian Hassler who gave an introduction of Majorana fermions and their application potential in quantum...

When I was a high school student, Albert Einstein was my idol

When I was a high school student, Albert Einstein was my idol

I have had quite an unusual career path, and it may be interesting for others to know that such a path is possible. When I was a high school student, Albert Einstein was my idol. My dream was to become a physics professor (hopefully at the Princeton Advanced...

David Gross at the Karl Rahner Akademie

David Gross at the Karl Rahner Akademie

Yesterday David Gross gave a lecture on quantum computers at the Karl Rahner Akademie in Cologne. Karl Rahner was a Jesuite priest and theologian who is considered to be one of the most influential Roman Catholic theolgians of the 20th century. He is known for...

Congratulations to David Wierichs on his first author publication!

Congratulations to David Wierichs on his first author publication!

Avoiding local minima in variational quantum eigensolvers with the natural gradient optimizer is the title of a recent publication in Focus Area 3.2. In the paper, David Wierichs (PhD student at the Institute for Theoretical Physics Cologne), Christian Gogolin...

ML4Q Concepts seminar series starting in December

ML4Q Concepts seminar series starting in December

The first ML4Q Concepts seminar series will kick off in December and will have its first focus on Majorana fermions. ​ML4Q Concepts is designed to be the communication hub of the cluster and, at the same time, a think tank on quantum information science and...

Yoichi Ando among the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 in Physics

Yoichi Ando among the Highly Cited Researchers 2020 in Physics

ML4Q is proud to announce that the cluster´s Spokesperson, Professor Yoichi Ando, has been named on the annual Highly Cited Researchers™ 2020 list from Clarivate. The highly anticipated annual list identifies researchers who demonstrated significant influence in their...

Achim Rosch receives the Max Delbrück Future Prize 2020

Achim Rosch receives the Max Delbrück Future Prize 2020

In acknowledgement of his excellent research in the last 6 years, Achim Rosch has been awarded the Max-Delbrück-Zukunftspreis 2020. With this award, the University of Cologne supports outstanding faculty members in Natural Sciences. See the full list of award winners...