The Swiss Quantum Initiative aims to further strengthen Switzerland’s leading position in the field of quantum technology, from basic research to application.

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Workshop for Quantum Repeaters and Networks (WQRN)


Hotel Eden Palace au Lac

Despite the progress towards the realization of a quantum repeater, significant challenges remain, first in proof-of-principle demonstrations and then in the development of practical systems adequate for deployment in the field.

Workshop on Quantum Repeaters and Networks
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The goal of this workshop is to bring the active research community together to discuss the progress, challenges and new possible directions for quantum repeaters and networks. Researchers working on key enabling technologies and system integration, protocols for connecting repeaters across network links with high fidelity, architectures for large-scale networks, and applications of distributed quantum entanglement are invited.

The WQRN has been and continues to be a limited-attendance, few-day workshop, in which participants are given the opportunity to share ideas, directions, and concerns to advance the state of the field. Talks are by invitation only and catered to broadly cover the applications, theory, components, and worldwide directions in quantum repeaters and networks. These talks frame group discussion sessions for which all participants are welcome to contribute; participants are also welcome to contribute to a poster session.