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Probing the mysteries of superconductivity

Touch the handle of a hot frying pan, and you’ll remember (while wincing) that metal is an excellent conductor of...

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Weyl magnons predicted in quantum magnets

Focus of Study In this study, CIFAR Fellows Yong Baek Kim and Leon Balents of CIFAR’s program in Quantum Materials...

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The Conversation: How quantum materials may soon make Star Trek technology reality

“If you think technologies from Star Trek seem far-fetched, think again. Many of the devices from the acclaimed television series...

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Building a Breakthrough, Atom by Atom

CIFAR Associate Fellow Jennifer Hoffman shares her research goals in this video produced in partnership with Research2Reality. From striving to...

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Times Higher Education: Interview with Louis Taillefer

“We talk misconceptions about quantum physics, the importance of global research collaboration and Nobel prize aspirations with the award-winning Canadian...

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CIFAR’s quantum physicist Louis Taillefer first Canadian to win Simon Prize

Canadian quantum physicist Louis Taillefer, Director of CIFAR’s Quantum Materials program, has been named the 2017 Simon Memorial Prize winner....

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New partnerships convene Quantum Materials scientists at Collège de France

Members of CIFAR’s Quantum Materials program met in Paris from October 5 to 7 at the Collège de France, one...