"DEVELOPING NEW PROTOCOLS, ALGORITHMS
AND APPLICATIONS TO BE RUN ON THE FIRST
QUANTUM COMPUTERS"

QuSoft is the Dutch research center for quantum software. Its mission is to develop new protocols, algorithms and applications that can be run on small and medium-sized prototypes of a quantum computer. The main focus of QuSoft is on the development of quantum software, which requires fundamentally different techniques and approaches from conventional software.

QuSoft was launched by CWI, UvA and VU in December 2015 and builds on the institutions’ excellent track record in quantum computing and quantum information. This year QuSoft celebrates its first lustrum. A one-month online event is organized in which the institute looks back to all great (research) highlights and also peaks into the revolutionary future of quantum technology. For the full program and to register, go to our lustrum page by clicking here. We hope to see you in December.

RESEARCH

The overarching challenge for QuSoft is to harness the power of quantum information, through the study of quantum information science and the development of quantum algorithms. A particular focus is the design and development of protocols for quantum computation and quantum communication that can be run on small and medium-sized qubit platforms.

The research at QuSoft can be divided into four lines:
1. Quantum simulation and few-qubit applications
2. Quantum information science
3. Cryptography in a quantum world
4. Quantum algorithms and complexity

EVENTS

NEWS

17Nov

Students learn how to program for the quantum computer

In a bilingual course, high school students can learn how to program for quantum computers. Two researchers from the QuSoft (established by the University of.. Read More →
16Nov

Collaboration between QuSoft, Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and Dutch banks results in new workshop ‘General Awareness Quantum Computing’

The new monthly workshop General Awareness Quantum Computing addresses the need for companies to explore and develop quantum software and new applications. To create an.. Read More →