Schools for Quantum Information Development
info [at] squids.ch

Squid

Summer schools and workshops
on quantum technologies,
connecting research, students and industry.

Quantum Physics for Non-Physicists (Fall 2021)

Quantum Physics for Non-Physicists is a semester course given by Lídia del Rio at ETH Zurich. This page is dedicated to the Fall 2021 edition of the course; tutorials were given by Lidia Stocker and Nuriya Nurgalieva. Lectures: [YouTube playlist] [Script] Tutorials: [YouTube playlist] Exercise sheets and solutions (updated on the course of the semester):…
Read more

Advanced Topics in Quantum Information Theory (Spring 2021)

Advanced Topics in Quantum Information Theory is a semester course given by Lídia del Rio and Ralph Silva at ETH Zurich. This page is dedicated to the Spring 2021 edition of the course; tutorials were given by Nuriya Nurgalieva. Lectures: [YouTube playlist] [Script] Tutorials: [YouTube playlist] Exercise sheets and solutions: Sheet 1: unitarity, partial trace,…
Read more

Quantum Physics for Non-Physicists (Fall 2020)

Quantum Physics for Non-Physicists is a semester course given by Lídia del Rio at ETH Zurich. This page is dedicated to the Fall 2020 edition of the course; tutorials were given by Nuriya Nurgalieva. Lectures: [YouTube playlist] [Script] Tutorials: [YouTube playlist] Exercise sheets and solutions: If you have any questions or spotted any typos that…
Read more

Cartoon of a quantum work extraction protocol

Quantum Thermodynamics 2021

Welcome to the Quantum Thermodynamics summer school, hosted by NCCR SwissMap and Squid, with the support of the Quantum Center of ETH Zurich. This five-day school is designed to provide a solid introduction to current approaches and problems within quantum thermodynamics, and is tailored to junior researchers entering the field. Register at the school’s website,…
Read more

QuID 2019

Save the date: 8-13 September 2019, ETH Zurich. Squid is bringing you the second edition of the Quantum Information for Developers summer school on quantum computing. Registration is open until 30th of August, AoE. Confirmed speakers include: Renato Renner, ETH Zurich (basics of quantum mechanics, gates and circuits) Joran van Apeldoorn, QuSoft & CWI Amsterdam…
Read more

Feedback from Solstice of Foundations 2019

In June 2019, Squid organised a summer school on quantum foundations at ETH Zurich, Solstice of Foundations. Video recordings of all the lectures will be made available on the school’s website. Here is some participant feedback and our main conclusions from it. Demographics Registered participants: 88, of which 26 from ETH Zurich. Feedback: 44 responses. Prior…
Read more

Open source quantum computing workshop

ETH Zurich, 3-4 June 2019   If you are curious about the quantum buzz, and would like to contribute to open source quantum computing software development, this hands-on workshop will get you started.   Over the course of two days, we will cover: Quantum computing, from basic principles to a state-of-the-art algorithm. How to contribute to…
Read more

No. 1 in C-not major

Program a quantum computer, win a trip to Sochi Deadline: 15th of January 2019, AoE.     Notification: 30th January 2019. Open to: ETH Zurich students (bachelors, masters, PhD), in teams of 1-3.   In collaboration with ETH Zurich and the Russian Quantum Center, Squids brings you the first edition of Quantum Symphony, a competition…
Read more

Solstice of foundations 2019

Save the date: 17-21 June 2019, ETH Zurich. Squid is bringing you the second edition of the Solstice of Foundations summer school on quantum foundations. Confirmed speakers include: Matthew Leifer, Chapman University (interpretations of quantum theory) Markus Müller, U. Vienna (agent-based approaches) Sandu Popescu, U. Bristol (paradoxes) Matthew Pusey, University of Oxford (contextuality) Tony Short, University…
Read more

Feedback from QuID 2018

In September 2018, the founders of Squid organised a summer school and hackathon on quantum computing at ETH Zurich, QuID. Video recordings of all the lectures are available on the school’s website. Here is some participant feedback and our main conclusions from it.       Demographics Registered participants: 128, of which 55 from ETH Zurich.…
Read more