Jolly Phi    
    Institute for Quantum Computing      University of Waterloo  
 
   

Press about our research: selected articles

2014

Secure quantum communications go the distance, Physics World
The next battleground in the war against quantum hacking, MIT Technology Review
5 things you should know about quantum internet, Business Insider
How Google can repel the attack of the NSA quantum computer, Wired
You’ve never heard of quantum encryption, but it’s the technology that “keeps our digital world running smoothly”, Business Insider
Cyberattack by breaking and entering, Physics Synopsis
NSA keys into quantum computing (PDF), Physics World
Quantum cryptography, Business Relations.pl

2013

The quantum computing revolution: BlackBerry billionaire Mike Lazaridis is betting on tech that hasn’t been invented... yet (some pictures there are from our lab), National Post
IQC researcher awarded Canadian Space Agency contract, IQC news
Future-proof encryption, Communications of the ACM
Research fellowship helps quantum hacker secure our future (PDF), University of Waterloo Magazine
A ‘unique’ quantum research centre, Physics World
Vadim Makarov peeking out of the door of his lab Peering inside the quantum universe, The Waterloo Region Record

2012

★ Press about the 143 km quantum teleportation experiment by Zeilinger’s group, to which our lab has made a modest contribution:
Press releases from IQC Waterloo | IQOQI Vienna (in Russian, Chinese) | MPQ Garching (in German) | ESA (in Russian)
Physicists quantum teleport photons over 88 miles, Forbes
Teleportation: How far away are we from this Star Trek technology? (PDF), REACH Magazine
The race to bring quantum teleportation to your world, Wired
Vadim Makarov and Thomas Jennewein, holding a single-photon detector used in the teleportation experiment Waterloo researchers key to teleportation breakthrough | A quantum leap we can’t explain, The Waterloo Region Record
Distance record set for quantum teleportation, NBC News
Canadian scientists help break quantum teleportation distance record, Daily Brew
FYI: How quantum teleportation can bring us secure communications, PopSci
Quantum teleportation over 143 km smashes distance record, ZDNet
Physicists quantum teleport photons over 143 kilometers, ZME Science
New quantum teleportation record paves the way towards a worldwide quantum network, ExtremeTech
Quantum leaps for mankind, The Irish Times
(note: quantum teleportation does not allow for faster-than-light communication) Scientists set new ‘quantum teleportation’ record, PCMag
(note: quantum teleportation does not allow for faster-than-light communication) Quantum teleportation could let Earth phone ET’s home, TechNewsWorld
Discussion on Slashdot
Téléportation quantique, Scotty !, Mediapart
Forscher teleportieren Licht über 143 Kilometer, Spiegel
Forscher “beamen” Informationen 143 Kilometer weit, Die Welt
Forscher beamen Quanten 143 Kilometer weit, Financial Times Deutschland
Forscher beamen 143 Kilometer weit, 20 Minuten
Forscher “beamen” Information 143 km weit, krone.at
Forscher “beamen” Informationen, n-tv
Подтверждена квантовая телепортация на рекордное расстояние без волоконной оптики, Компьютерра
   Press after preprint:
European physicists smash Chinese teleportation record, MIT Technology Review
Austrian researchers set new world distance record for ‘quantum teleportation’, KurzweilAI
Quantum teleportation over record distance, prelude to space networks, Nanowerk
European researchers break Chinese quantum teleportation record, Forbes
European physicists break quantum teleportation record! MessageToEagle.com
Canary Islands host long-distance quantum teleportation, The Register
Quantum teleportation record broken... again, Physics World
Quantum teleportation leaps forward, Science News
Quantum teleportation achieved over record distances, Scientific American
Record de distance battu pour la téléportation quantique : 143 km, Futura-Sciences
Побит рекорд дальности квантовой телепортации, Компьюлента
Европейцы побили китайский рекорд по квантовой телепортации, Лента.Ру
Chiński rekord teleportacji pobity przez Europejczyków, Niewiarygodne.pl
Рекордът за квантова телепортация бе счупен... отново, Калдата

Bærekraft fordrer hjernekraft (bl.a. om Exxon Mobils forskerpris til Lars Lydersen), Universitetsavisa
How quantum cryptography works: And by the way, it’s breakable, TechRepublic
Quantum hacker joins IQC as research assistant professor, IQC news
 
Press below came out when the lab was located in Norway.

2011

★ Press after our Bell’s inequality faking paper:
“Faked states” mimic quantum entanglement, Physics Today
Eve fools Alice and Bob, Physics Synopsis
Lasers illuminate quantum security loophole, Nature News
Fake violations of Bell tests reinforce importance of closing loopholes, PhysOrg.com
Article: Researchers show how to break quantum cryptography by faking quantum entanglement, Ars Technica
Uncrackable quantum crypto undermined by new attack, The Register
Физики сымитировали нарушение неравенств Белла в «классическом» эксперименте, Компьюлента
Quantenkryptographie: Bell-Ungleichung ausgetrickst, pro-physik.de

Quantum hackers: Cracking the uncrackable code, New Scientist
Tredje generasjon disputerer, Universitetsavisa
A quantum leap for security, SC Magazine

★ Press after our Nature Communications publication on fully-implemented eavesdropper:
Selected press coverage in English: Physics World | BBC | InformationWeek | Slashdot | The Register | computing.co.uk | Photonics Spectra | in Norwegian: digi.no | ABC Nyheter | in Spanish: ALT1040 | in Polish: Gazeta.pl | in Russian: Компьюлента | Лента.Ру.

Hack me if you can, Optics & Photonics Focus
Thermal blinding of gated detectors in quantum cryptography, OSA Spotlight on Optics

2010

Quantum cryptography is secure... except when it’s not, Ars Technica
Quantum crypto experts dispute potency of ‘blinding’ hack: Boffin deathmatch, The Register
Article (PDF): Hacker på statens regning, VG.

★ Press after our Nature Photonics publication on cracking commercial quantum cryptography:
Watch news on NRK1 (2 min video). Selected press coverage in English: Nature News | Slashdot | International Business Times | TechRepublic | Ars Technica | PopSci | Bruce Schneier | PC Pro | Techworld | The Register | eWeek | ZDNet | GCN | InformationWeek | in German: Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (PDF) | in French: Le Figaro | market.ch | in Norwegian: audio interview with Lars Lydersen on NRK Verdt å vite (MP3, 14 min) | more on studentradioen (MP3, 5 min) | forskning.no (also in Danish) | digi.no | NRK Trøndelag | Teknisk Ukeblad | Gemini | Elektronikknett | Adresseavisen | Universitetsavisa | in Russian: Компьюлента | in Chinese: 新华网.

Quantum cryptography: Light fantastic. Secure cryptography is only as safe as its weakest link, The Economist

2009

Le secret était presque parfait : la cryptographie quantique n’est pas invulnérable, Le Monde

2008

Laser cracks ‘unbreakable’ quantum communications, New Scientist
Bryter seg inn i fremtidens krypteringsmetode, Adresseavisen
Loophole found in quantum cryptography photon detectors, The physics arXiv blog
A quantum crack that wasn’t: new attack hits photon detector, Ars Technica

2002

Bombesikker kryptokode, Teknisk Ukeblad
 
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