Équipe de Recherche en Physique de l'Information Quantique

L’équipe de recherche en physique de l’information quantique, EPIQ (Physics of Quantum Information Research Team), is a research centre of the Université de Sherbrooke. Its research aims at exploiting quantum mechanical effects for information processing purposes. The team comprises both experimental and theoretical research components. The EPIQ counts four Professors, as well as Doctorate, Masters and Bachelor students and postdoctoral researchers, all members of the Physics Department of the Faculty of Sciences.

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International workshop on quantum error correction

International workshop on quantum error correction


From April 3rd to 20th, Professor David Poulin organized a workshop on New Directions in Quantum Error Correction. This workshop brought together leading international experts in theoretical quantum information, who teamed up with IQ researchers address some of the field’s many challenges. More ...

Postdoctoral positions at the Institut quantique

Postdoctoral positions at the Institut quantique


The Institut quantique at the Université de Sherbrooke invites applications for  postdoctoral positions in the areas of quantum materials, quantum information, and quantum engineering, and, especially at their intersections. The Université de Sherbrookeis a world leader in research and ...

Banting postdoctoral fellowship

Banting postdoctoral fellowship


EPIQ researchers invite exceptionnal researachers to apply for a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships – Canada’s most prestigious and highest valued award for postdoctoral researchers today. The Banting Postdoctoral Fellowships program is designed to support world-class postdoctoral researchers. ...

Latest publications

Andrew S. Darmawan and David Poulin,
An ecient general decoding algorithm for the surface code,
Phys. Rev. E, 97, (051302(R)), 2018, [bib] [pdf] [eprint]
B. Royer, A.L. Grimsmo, A. Choquette-Poitevin, A. Blais,
Itinerant Microwave Photon Detector,
Phys. Rev. Lett., 120, (203602), 2018, [bib] [pdf] [url]
B. Royer, S. Puri and A. Blais,
Qubit Parity Measurement by Parametric Driving in Circuit QED,
ArXiv e-prints, 2018, [bib] [pdf] [eprint]