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Optimization of quantum algorithms for nearterm quantum computers
This thesis covers several aspects of quantum algorithms for nearterm quantum computers and its applications to quantum chemistry and material science.

Cum laude physicist Tom O’Brien to research quantum chemistry by quantum computers
With defending his thesis ‘Applications of topology to Weyl semimetals and quantum computing’, the Leiden theoretical physicist Tom O'Brien has gained the rare 'cum laude' qualification. The freshly minted PhD has started a five year research programme on quantum algorithms for quantum chemistry, funded…
 Jordi Tura Group (Applied Quantum Algorithms)

Quantum Matter and Optics
Research groups in the Quantum Matter & Optics programme investigate electronic properties of matter and lightmatter interactions with emphasis on quantum information.

Let's Play Quantum Games
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Applications of topology to Weyl semimetals and quantum computing
This thesis covers various applications of topology in condensed matter physics and quantum information.

Algorithms for quantum software
Top scientists of three Dutch universities are working on software and systems for quantum computers. Researchers of the Leiden Institute of Advanced Computer Science (LIACS) and the Leiden Institute of Physics (LION) are developing new algorithms to make those super computers work. The coming years,…

Applications of quantum annealing in combinatorial optimization
Quantum annealing belongs to a family of quantum optimization algorithms designed to solve combinatorial optimization problems using programmable quantum hardware. In this thesis, various methods are developed and tested to understand how to formulate combinatorial optimization problems for quantum…

Designing the quantum future on a regular computer
Computer scientist Tim Coopmans uses pen, paper and regular computers to simulate the best possible quantum computer. He tells about his research and how this helps make a useful quantum computer a reality a little bit sooner. ‘I hope I will get to see quantum computers contributing something really…

Cavity quantum electrodynamics with quantum dots in microcavities
Promotor: Prof.dr. D. Bouwmeester, Copromotor: M.P. van Exter

Cryptography from quantum uncertainty in the presence of quantum side information
Promotor: Ronald Cramer, Copromotor: Serge Fehr

Shell works with Leiden and VU researchers on quantum computer algorithms for chemistry
Shell cooperates with theoretical physicists and chemists of Leiden University to research how quantum computer algorithms can help simulate complex molecules.

Methods to simulate fermions on quantum computers with hardware limitations
This thesis is a collection of theoretical works aiming at adjusting quantum algorithms to the hardware of quantum computers.

On periodically driven quantum systems
Promotor: C. W. J. Beenakker, Copromotor: J. K. Asboth

Quantum local asymptotic normality and other questions of quantum statistics
Promotor: R. Gill, Copromotor: P. Massart

The quantum computer
The worldwide race to the quantum computer is in full swing. This computer can take on computing tasks that we can only dream of today, such as finding proteins that can be used as medicines in seconds flat. Leiden physicists have discovered how the Majorana particle can be used as a building block…

Quantum Emitters
We study the dynamics of individual emitters in micro cavities.

Artifical intelligence gets a boost from quantum computing
Machine learning  on classical computers has made great progress in the past five years. Computer translation of speech and text is just one example. In Leiden, some researchers expect that machine learning, empowered by quantum systems, even if they only contain a few dozen qubits, can lead to a…

Hydrodynamics and the quantum butterfly effect in Black Holes and large N quantum field theories
Why do black holes emit thermal radiation? And how does a closed quantum system thermalize?

NExt ApplicationS of Quantum Computing (NEASQC)
The NEASQC project brings together academic experts and industrial endusers to investigate and develop a new breed of Quantumenabled applications that can take advantage of NISQ (Noise IntermediateScale Quantum) systems in the near future. NEASQC is usecase driven, addressing practical problems…

Quantum Lab (aQa)
Quantum computing is a novel paradigm for computation, which is nearing realworld impact with the coming generation of limited, but nonetheless powerful quantum devices.

Quantum Matter and Optics
The quantum nature of matter and light has grown into a broad and fruitful research field for theorists and experimentalists alike. It combines foundational research with toward applications, the most well known of which is the quantum computer.

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Dirk Bouwmeester Lab  Quantum Optics and Quantum Information
The research program of the QO group has three leading themes: Optical Physics, Quantum Optics, and PhotonMatter Interactions. We work mostly at the boundaries between these themes with entanglement as a bridging and binding agent.

Quantum Matter and Optics
The quantum nature of matter and light has grown into a broad and fruitful research field for theorists and experimentalists alike. It combines foundational research with toward applications, the most well known of which is the quantum computer.

Chemistry
PhD candidates carry out a programme of independent research and additional (limited) course work, culminating in production of a PhD thesis in typically 4 years.

Hensen Lab  Quantum Magnetomechanics
Welcome to the Hensen Lab! We are a young dynamic experimental research group starting at the Leiden Institute of Physics. Our lab addresses one of the key challenges of modern physics: understanding the interface between quantum mechanics and general relativity.

Quantum Information Science & Technology
Quantum Information Science & Technology is a new joint degree master programme by Leiden University and TU Delft. Below you can find a video of the campus of the Science Faculty of Leiden University where a part of the lectures will take place. A video about the programme's content and structure…

Quantum dot microcavity control of photon statistics
During my PhD research, I studied the photon statistics of light emitted by a microcavity that contains a single quantum dot (QD) on resonance.

Quantum to Classical
In Quantum mechanics, particles can be in multiple positions simultaneously. Yet, when a measurement is made, the particle is found only in one place. Technology has come to a point where we may design experiments that will tell us how.

Biophysical Organic Chemistry
The long term goal of the Biophysical Organic Chemistry/SSNMR group, headed by Prof. Huub de Groot, is to reach an understanding of structure, dynamics and functional mechanisms of membrane proteins and selforganized biological assemblies and to translate this knowledge into new concepts for nanodevices,…

Expansions of quantum group invariants
In my research, we developed a method to distinguish knots. A knot is a mathematical depiction of the everyday knot that occurs in ropes and cords.

Quantum Delta NL research programme
Quantum Delta NL, a research programme in which Leiden University participates, has been awarded 615 million euros from the National Growth Fund to help develop the Netherlands into a top player in quantum technology.

Linking quantum technology to society
How can we connect quantum technology and society for an open debate on its future implications and applications?

Thinking about the quantum internet
Quantum computers deserve their own quantum internet. This is a network that dispatches information not in the form of bits  ones and zeros  but rather as qubits, just like in the quantum computer itself. In the view of Dirk Bouwmeester, a professor in Leiden’s Quantum Matter & Optics research group,…

Quantum Information Science & Technology (MSc)
Quantum Information Science & Technology (QIST) encompasses the understanding, design, construction and investigation of quantum information processing systems, such as quantum computers, quantum communication networks, and quantum sensors.

Chemistry (MSc)
As a student in the MSc Chemistry programme offered by the Leiden Institute of Chemistry (LIC) you will focus your studies on one of the two main research areas of the LIC. Students in the research area Chemical Biology will study fundamental biological and biomedical problems to understand physiological…

Quantum computation with Majorana zero modes in superconducting circuits
Promotor: C.W.J. Beenakker, CoPromotor: A.R. Akhmerov

New quantum computer design to predict molecule properties
The standard approach to build a quantum computer with Majoranas as building blocks is to convert them into qubits. However, a promising application of quantum computing—quantum chemistry—would require these qubits to be converted again into socalled fermions. Physicists from Leiden and Delft suggest…

Integer and fractional quantum hall effects in lattice magnets
Promotor: Prof.dr.ir. J.W.M. Hilgenkamp, Prof.dr. J. van den Brink

Signatures of Majorana zeromodes in nanowires, quantum spin Hall edges, and quantum dots
Promotor: C.W.J. Beenakker, Copromotor: M.T. Wimmer

Theoretical Chemistry
The main goal of the THEOR CHEM group, headed by Prof. GeertJan Kroes, is to characterize, and to accurately predict the outcome of chemical reactions at gassolid and liquidsolid interfaces. Here the solid surface is typically a metal or an ice surface. These goals are important to many areas in…

Julia Cramer Group  Quantum and Society
The research group ‘Quantum and Society’ explores the boundary between quantum technology and science communication.

Seeking the boundaries of quantum mechanics
Bouwmeester

Leiden Institute of Chemistry
The Leiden Institute of Chemistry (LIC) is the basis for research and collaborations of the Leiden chemistry groups. Chemistry is the central science enabling a healthy future in a sustainable society. Chemistry researchers at Leiden University take a fundamental approach in finding tailored solutions…

Jan Zaanen Group  Quantum Matter Theory
The focus of our theoretical physics research is the nature of macroscopic matter that is in one or the other way still in the grip of quantum physics.

Theoretical and Computational Chemistry
Inspired and motivated by the chemical challenges associated with the societal energy transition, the Leiden Institute of Chemistry (LIC) aims to reach new fundamental insight into problems from materials science and interface chemistry. In furthering our understanding of the underlying processes, theoretical…

Research in Physics, Classical/Quantum Information (MSc)
This master’s programme combines Physics with Data Science. You will learn how physics has its own tricks to deal with big data and how techniques from machine learning and deep learning can be applied to classical and quantum data. The first focus of attention is on classical data, including data mining,…

Research schools in chemistry
The Leiden Institute of Chemistry actively participates in several national research schools for MSc and PhD students. These schools are consortia that stimulate collaboration between research groups of the different participating Dutch universities. The research schools also offer advanced training…

Michiel de Dood Lab  Quantum Detection
Our group explores the larger domain of quantum measurement. In particular we investigate two themes that are closely connected: The detection of specially prepared quantum states of light and understanding and characterizing quantum photon detectors.