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Microsoft Research Station Q

Station QStation Q is a Microsoft Research lab, located on the campus of the University of California, Santa Barbara, focused on studies of topological quantum computing. The lab and its collaborators are exploring theoretical and experimental approaches to creating the quantum analog of the traditional bit—the qubit. Learn more...

Also: Microsoft Makes Bet Quantum Computing Is Next Breakthrough (N.Y. Times)

 

Station Q Research Areas

  • Quantum Computing (in collaboration with the QuArC group)
  • Topology
  • Conformal and Topological Quantum field theory
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Statistical Mechanics

For more details please refer to our research overview and publications pages.

 

From the Director

Michael Freedman"Our lab combines researchers, theorists, and experimentalists from mathematics, physics, and computer science, and we partner with academic and research institutions around the globe. Quantum computing is a field of research that applies the principles of quantum physics and new directions in materials science to building a new type of computer that uses quantum effects in computation."

Michael Freedman, Technical Fellow, Station Q

Station Q Seminars & Events

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Contact Us

Sean Fraer
Microsoft Research Station Q
Elings Hall CNSI Building Rm. 2243
University of California
Santa Barbara, CA
93106-6105

Tel. 1-805-893-8818

Station Q has its offices in the second floor of the CNSI building which is located at the East Gate of the UCSB campus.