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Dumplings, Pizza, and Knishes…Oh My!

This week our summer interns had the opportunity to go on a walking history and food tour of Lower Manhattan. Starting at the African Burial Ground National Monument, we then walked through Foley Square to get to Chinatown, where we stopped for our first food stop, fried dumplings.

Starting the tour in front of the African Burial Ground

Crossing over Canal Street, we walked through Little Italy, and after a sit down pizza break, we continued the tour toward the Bowery and the Lower East Side, where we tasted knishes from a Jewish bakery that’s over 100 years old. In each neighborhood we learned about the lives of African, Irish, Chinese, Italian and Jewish immigrants in NYC, their trials and triumphs moving to a new home and how they in turn shaped the city and the country.

Walking through Chinatown on our way to Little Italy

Finishing off our tour at a German beer garden, we hope the interns got a chance to see and appreciate some of the many iconic neighborhoods New York has to offer. At the very least they certainly got plenty to eat!

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Enjoying Sake Once Again!

On April 11th, members from Quantbot attended the annual Joy of Sake event at the Metropolitan Pavilion. Members got the opportunity to try traditional and new types of sake along with some amazing food from local NYC restaurants. They all had a great time at the event and can't wait to attend next year.

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DTL On Ice!

On Thursday, February 29, members of the DTL team enjoyed the last days of skating at the iconic Bryant Park ice skating rink. It was a great night out and we are looking forward to more team outings as spring arrives!

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Quantbot Hosts a Second NYC Quantum Computing Meetup!

On Monday February 12th, Quantbot had the opportunity to facilitate this month’s NYC Quantum Computing meetup in our office. This month’s presenter, Mani Chandra from nOhm, presented about “Efficient non-Ohmic Charge Transport in Two-dimensional semiconductors.”

Mani Chandra is the CEO of nOhm Devices, a new startup at MIT. He has a PhD in high-energy astrophysics from the University of Illinois. Some of his achievements include being awarded the Astronomy Department’s Chu award for research excellence and the Illinois Distinguished Fellow from the Urbana- Champaign.

Many people showed up to tonight’s talk and were able to collaborate and share their thoughts on the topic.

Here is a synopsis of tonight's presenation: Charge transport in semiconductors is usually diffusive (“Ohmic”) due to electrons scattering off defects and phonons, as described by the textbook Ohm’s law. However, in sufficiently clean two-dimensional materials, Ohm’s law breaks down and gives rise to novel “non-Ohmic” charge transport regimes wherein electrons flow like a fluid. These novel regimes - ballistic and hydrodynamic transport - allow for the creation of highly-efficient electronic devices, with much lower power consumption and heat dissipation compared to current generation electronics (which are based on field-effect transistors). I will present an overview of transport physics in semiconductors and talk about our efforts to use non-Ohmic charge transport to design highly-efficient readout electronics that can be co-located with qubits and various quantum sensors in the innermost cryostage of dilution refrigerators, where the cooling power is limited to ~1 mW. The resulting integrated cryogenic electronics will enable the scaling up of quantum systems, similar to the historical progression from discrete transistors to integrated circuits.

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Holiday Party 2024!

Tis the season! On December 11, we hosted a holiday gift exchange in the office for the first time in a few years! Quantbot also had our annual holiday party at Slate: complete with good food, drinks, speeches, and even a slide!

We're looking forward to another great year in 2024. Wishing everyone a Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!

Gift exchange!

We got every member of the US management team + some of our directors to go down the slide at Slate!

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We still got it! NBCC Women with Balls Fundraiser 2023

On October 3rd, Quantbot Technologies’ team of talented bowlers came back stronger than ever to participate once again in the annual National Breast Cancer Coalition’s Women with Balls bowling fundraiser.

This annual event aims to raise money for breast cancer research while providing a fun-filled night for the various teams. Quantbot was able to raise $3600 to support the organization and one of our team members, Shrinath, won Highest Score while bowling!

We are looking forward to next year’s NBCC fundraiser and events in the future to fight against breast cancer. For more information about NBCC and to donate to their cause, click here!

This year's spectacular team!

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Quantbot hosts NYC Quantum Computing Meet up

On Wednesday, September 13 Quantbot had the pleasure of hosting the NYC Quantum Computing group in our office for their monthly meeting.

Vinod Menon, this month's presenter, gave a presentation on "Half-light half-matter quasiparticles (polaritons) as a platform for Hamiltonian simulators and quantum optical nonlinearity".

Tom Crimi, Quantbot's CTO, giving the opening talk about Quantbot.

It was a great night of discussion with great minds. We look forward to hosting future events in our space as we continue to grow in our space.

Vinod Menon is a Professor of Physics at the City College of New York and doctoral faculty at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York (CUNY). He is a fellow of the Optical Society of America (now Optica) and an IEEE Distinguished Lecturer in Photonics (2018-2020). More details about his group can be found at: https://lanmp.org/

And for those curious as to the content of the presentation:
Abstract: Strong light-matter interaction results in the formation of half-light half-matter quasiparticles called polaritons that take on the properties of both its constituents. In this talk I will first introduce the concept of polariton formation in low-dimensional semiconductors. Following this, I will discuss the formation of Bose Einstein like condensates at room temperature using polaritons formed in organic molecules. Approaches to create condensate lattices in such systems and their potential application as Hamiltonian simulators will also be presented. In the second part of the talk, I will present our recent work on polaritons in atomically thin (2D) materials and their potential to reach quantum nonlinearity. Finally, I will discuss our quantum education efforts at the City College of New York (CCNY) including the development of undergraduate level quantum optics lab and the potential for outreach efforts at the high school level using these systems.

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Squash is Back!

On July 13, Quantbot had our first squash night since 2019 at Open Squash. With such a wide range of experience, we luckily had professional trainers coaching us through the basics. We love friendly competition and playing squash was no exception! In the end, we had a great time and are already looking forward to our next squash night.

Let the coaching start!
Trying it out
Going for it!

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Quantbot Intern Game Night

Last week, the new Quantbot office hosted a game night for the first time. Employees and interns enjoyed a night of pizza and poker, with some FIFA thrown in on the side. It was a great event getting to mingle with our interns while also enjoying some fun competition. We are already looking forward to planning our next game night as the summer days continue.

Just some of our NY interns!
FIFA time!

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Did Someone Say the Joy of Sake?

It’s the most sake-iest time of the year. Quantbot once again enjoyed delicious food, a preponderance of sake, and wonderful cocktails (sake in a negroni, who knew?!) at the annual Joy of Sake on Friday, June 16th. Luckily many of our summer interns had the opportunity to come, along with many of the yearly regulars. We love attending this event every year and can't wait for the next. Kanpai!