Highlights


September 14, 2022

QNS received the highest grade from the 5-Year Review

QNS has received the highest rating from the first national 5-Year Review.
April 15, 2022

Quantum Technology: Will It Be the Next Game Changer? (KAIST and KTV forum)

Quantum Technology: Will It Be the Next Game Changer? will be hosted by KAIST’s Global Strategy Institute (GSI) as the 6th Forum. This will prospect the challenges and emerging opportunities […]
December 1, 2021

Andreas Heinrich awarded Heinrich Rohrer Medal (Grand Medal)

QNS director, Andreas Heinrich has been awarded the Heinrich Rohrer Medal (Grand Medal). The Japan Society of Vacuum and Surface Science selected Heinrich “for his ground-breaking development of scanning tunneling […]
September 24, 2021

Using breakthrough method, researchers answer key question about electron states

July 9, 2021

Researchers discovered a new phase of matter with β-Bi₂Pd superconductor

The collaboration QNS – San Sebastián (DIPC and CFM) is bearing its fruits. This article summarizes a first research stay by Dr. Deung-Jang Choi from San Sebastián at QNS. She […]
July 7, 2021

Researchers Identify Ultrastable Single Atom Magnet

Researchers at the IBS Center for Quantum Nanoscience at Ewha Womans University (QNS) have shown that dysprosium atoms resting on a thin insulating layer of magnesium oxide have magnetic stability […]
February 12, 2021

Tackling quantum many-body states using an atomically precise, bottom-up approach

Using the breakthrough ESR-STM technique, researchers from the IBS Center for Quantum Nanoscience in a US-based collaboration constructed quantum-mechanically coupled artificial spin chains to reveal their quantum many-body states, including […]
February 10, 2021

Atomic-scale intermolecular interaction of hydrogen with a single molecule at surface

Molecular dynamics of and intermolecular interactions of hydrogen molecules trapped in a micro-cavity between the tip and a VOPc molecule on the surface studied using scanning tunneling spectroscopy and atomic […]
March 2, 2020

Researchers reveal the mechanism to increase the stability of atomic storage

Combining X-ray techniques and theory, physicists at the Center for Quantum Nanoscience, ETH Zurich, and EPF Lausanne have determined how to protect the information stored in single atom bits against […]
September 16, 2019

Embracing Failure

The epicenter of innovation, Silicon Valley, and the field of scientific research share an array of parallels. From brilliant minds like Albert Einstein and Steve Jobs, to having an enormous […]
July 17, 2019
Andreas Heinrich on Seoul Forum 2019

Brain Drain

This is a small interview with Andreas Heinrich about the problem of the leaving the best scientists in other countries.
July 2, 2019

World’s Smallest MRI Performed on Single Atoms

Magnetic Resonance Imaging enables to scan the magnetic field of single atoms with unprecedented resolution
November 9, 2018
A Two-Atom Quantum Duet

A Two-Atom Quantum Duet

Magnetic atoms on a surface used as building blocks for quantum information processing.
October 19, 2018
Single atoms on surface

Breakthrough in Accessing the Tiny Magnet within the Core of a Single Atom

New method enables identification of different isotopes atom by atom
August 8, 2018
Single Atom Storage

A Step Closer to Single-Atom Data Storage

Physicists of EPFL and Ewha Womans University used STM to successfully test the stability of a magnet made up of a single atom