Michael Hartmann

Michael Hartmann

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Associate Professor of Photonics and Quantum Sciences, Heriot-Watt University

This Year's Nobel Prize For Physics Recognizes The Pioneers of Quantum Computing

British scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz won this year’s Nobel Prize in Physics “for theoretical discoveries of topological phase transitions and topological phases of matter”. The reference to “theoretical discoveries” makes it tempting to think their work will not have practical applications or affect our lives