Two physicists at the University of Colorado Boulder and Colorado School of Mines have received a $1 million grant from the W.M. Keck Foundation to develop a first-of-its-kind quantum simulator that could be used to develop novel materials and, in the future, lead to the development of a high-performance quantum computer. One of these physicists, Shuo Sun, assistant professor of physics and an associate fellow at JILA at the University of Colorado Boulder, proposes to build a quantum simulator that’s good at both aspects—the first of its kind.
You can read more about Sun's ideas and the W.M. Keck Foundation Grant here.
Text blurbs courtesy of Emilie Rusch from Colorado School of Mines.