About the Partner

npj Quantum Information is published by Springer Nature in partnership with the University of New South Wales, Australia.

The University of New South Wales

The University of New South Wales (UNSW Australia) is the only Australian research-intensive university established with a unique scientific, technological and professional focus, modelled on universities such as MIT in the USA.

Innovation, technology and creativity are at the heart of what UNSW Australia does. Renowned for high-achieving staff and students, and a focus on real-world research, UNSW Australia is ranked amongst the world’s top universities. UNSW Australia continues to build on its reputation for world-class research in areas critical to the future, using its close links with industry and other institutions to ensure its work has practical application and impact.

UNSW Australia key research strengths include: Biomedical Sciences; Water, Environment and Sustainability; Next Generation Materials and Technologies; Social Policy, Government and Health Policy; ICT, Robotics and Devices; and Business, Law and Economics.

UNSW Australia leads the world in disciplines such as quantum computing, photovoltaics, nanomedicine, implantable bionics, refugee law, renewable energy, HIV and cancer research.

Centre for Quantum Computation & Communication Technology

The Centre for Quantum Computation & Communication Technology is an Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence. It has an international focus in developing the science and technology of a global quantum computing information network, encompassing ultra-fast quantum computation, absolutely secure quantum communication and distributed quantum information processing.

The Centre was established in 2011 with extensive funds from the Australian Research Council, the US Army Research Office, the Semiconductor Research Corporation, the Department of Defence, the New South Wales State Government and participating Australian institutions: UNSW Australia, Australian National University, The University of Melbourne, Griffith University, The University of Queensland, UNSW Canberra and The University of Sydney.