Center for Quantum Science and Engineering (QSE Center)

The EPFL Center for Quantum Science and Engineering (QSE Center) operates as a hub to establish and promote programs for cross-disciplinary research, education and innovation in the fields of quantum science and engineering at EPFL.

What is quantum?

Discover how the phenomena predicted by the laws of quantum mechanics can be harnessed to bring radical changes in many areas of technology and society

Research at QSE

Explore our research pillars in the areas of quantum hardware and software

Education at QSE

Learn more about QSE’s commitment to education and the interdisciplinary Master’s in Quantum Science and Engineering, which will help train the future leaders in quantum science and technology.

News

Photonics chip allows light amplification

Scientists at EPFL have developed photonic integrated circuits that demonstrated a new principle of light amplification on a silicon chip. It can be employed for optical signals like those used in Lidar, trans-oceanic fiber amplifiers or in data center telecommunications.

QSE Center organizes first IBM-EPFL Workshop on Quantum Algorithms

The first IBM-EPFL Workshop on Quantum Algorithms organized by the Center for Quantum Science and Engineering (QSE) brought together experts from across Switzerland for two days of sharing and advancing research.

New Swiss Quantum Initiative and Commission created

The EPFL Center for Quantum Science and Engineering (QSE Center) warmly welcomes the creation of the Swiss Quantum Initiative and Swiss Quantum Commission, hosted by the Swiss Academy of Sciences (SCNAT) and mandated by the State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI).