"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.

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

14Sep

Harry Buhrman installed as a new member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences

Today, together with seventeen other researchers, Harry Burhman was installed as a new member of the The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW)... Read More →
10Sep

Jana Sotáková wins best paper award at CRYPTO 2020

Jana Sotáková, PhD student at QuSoft and UvA, won the best-paper award at the IACR flagship conference CRYPTO 2020 for her article “Breaking the Decisional Diffie-Hellman Problem.. Read More →