IAS Center for Quantum Technologies

Meet the Quantum Computer: Exhibition and Hands-on Experience


This exhibition provides you with a first encounter of a real quantum computer. Although a general-purpose quantum computer with thousands or even more qubits are still far from reach, in this exhibition we feature a prototypical quantum computer with two qubits. The system uses the nuclear spins of the phosphorous and hydrogen atoms in a dimethylphosphite molecule to define a two-qubit quantum register. These nuclear spins can then be initialized, addressed, and subsequently read-out using nuclear magnetic resonance techniques. In the demonstration, you will witness how the qubits can be manipulated and observe, in real time, the results of a quantum computation. The development of quantum computers is only at infancy; you are now part of the witness. Welcome to the future.


Daily Schedule

9:00 am - 5:30 pm      Exhibition of display boards


2:00 – 5:00 pm            Guided demonstration
                                       • Session 1: 2:00 - 3:00 pm
                                       • Session 2: 3:00 - 4:00 pm
                                       • Session 3: 4:00 - 5:00 pm



IAS Center for Quantum Technologies



The guided demonstration sessions are now full and registration has closed. Please feel free to stop by for the exhibition outside of the demonstration hours. Thank you for your kind interest.

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