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Quantum information at the AAAS meeting

Speakers and organizers of the session. Left to right: Artur Ekert (Center for Quantum Technologies), J. Ignacio Cirac (Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics), Raymond Laflamme (Institute for Quantum Computing), Andrew Yao (Tsinghua University), Charles Clark (Co-Organizer, JQI), Amy Wang (Co-Organizer, Tsinghua University). Photo Credit: Phillip F. Schewe

Speakers and organizers of the session. Left to right: Artur Ekert (Center for Quantum Technologies), J. Ignacio Cirac (Max Planck Institute for Quantum Optics), Raymond Laflamme (Institute for Quantum Computing), Andrew Yao (Tsinghua University), Charles Clark (Co-Organizer, JQI), Amy Wang (Co-Organizer, Tsinghua University). Photo Credit: Phillip F. Schewe

The annual AAAS meeting was held this last month in Vancouver, Canada. JQI Fellow and Co-Director Steven Rolston was among the five UMD physics faculty to be named AAAS Fellows. Charles Clark, JQI Co-Director, organized and spoke at a session covering Quantum Information. The Economist ran a story highlighting the quantum-related topics at the meeting.