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How can drums help build the quantum internet?

The Quantum Minute video series from the folks of MCQST has featured Dr. Irene Sánchez Arribas as a host. She completed her doctoral research in our group and beautifully describes how her research might help to build the quantum internet.

In the Quantum Minutes series, scientists explain fundamental quantum terms in an easy and understandable manner. This particular video has been recorded in our ExAP labs of the electrical engineering building.


In her research, Irene studied the interaction of the light confined in an optical cavity with mechanical resonators (tiny drums) made of hexagonal boron nitride, a material with quantum properties. In this Quantum Minutes episode, she will tell you how such an experimental platform could help bridge the gap towards the quantum internet.