In the News

Date Outlet   Title Description
2017-09-20DataCenter KnowledgeChina's quantum net advance offers a glimpse into the future of enterprise securityStory on the industrialization of QKD.
2017-09-14  Axios China takes the lead in building quantum data security networks Story on quantum research in China and elsewhere.
2017-08-08 International Business Times Preparing for a quantum future: An inside look at groundbreaking research in Singapore Interviewed about quantum technology research in CQT.
2017-06-17  Straits Times  Communications privacy in the quantum era  Contributed Opinion article explaining the significance of quatnum communications, and the impact of the first successful Micius demonstration.
2017-06-16  BBC Online  China's Quantum Satellite in Big Leap Interviewed about Micius and progress in satellite QKD.
2017-06-16  Science News  China’s quantum satellite achieves ‘spooky action’ at record distance Interviewed about Micius and progress in satellite QKD.
2017-06-16  Discover Magazine Large-Scale, Quantum Communication Networks Are Within Reach Interviewed about progress in satellite QKD.
2017-06-16  Scientific American, Gizmodo, Newsweek, Xinhua SA: China Shatters “Spooky Action at a Distance” Record, Preps for Quantum Internet;

Gizmodo: Experiment With Chinese Satellite Demonstrates Quantum Weirdness Over Record Distances



Stories that mention CQT's efforts.
2017-04-03 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences News Feature: Code Wars Story on satellite QKD. 
2017-03-15 OpenGov  EXCLUSIVE - Mathematically provable communication security and other applications of Quantum Key Distribution Interviewed about developments in quantum-safe communications.
2016-09-27 South China Morning Post  China's orbiting quantum satellite links with ground stations  Robert Bedington is quoted, and CQT's SpooQy project is mentioned.
2016-08-29       Physics Viewpoint Unlocking the hidden information in starlight Discusses the SLIVER super-localization technique and identifies CQT as the first experimental team to verify the concept.
2016-08-22 CNBC Asia  The Rundown by Pauline Chiou  Live interview to discuss the Chinese QUESS mission, and the significance of quantum communications from space.
2016-08-20  Wall Street Journal China's latest leap forward isn't just great -it's quantum     Interviewed about Chinese QUESS mission and the concept of hardware hacking on QKD.
2016-08-16 Associate Press China's launch of quantum satellite a major step in the space race Live interview to discuss the Chinese QUESS mission, and the significance of quantum communications from space.
2016-08-16 Physics World    

China launches world's first quantum science satellite

Interviewed about significance of satellite QKD.
2016-08-16 New Scientist China launches world's first quantum communications satellite Interviewed about significance of satellite QKD.
2016 Xinhua, Daily Mail, Straits Times, New York Times, Motherboard, news.com.au   Various mentions of Singapore's cost-effective approach to space-based QKD.
2016-07-22      Nature  Chinese satellite is one giant step for the quantum internet Preview article about the QUESS mission, and discusses alternative ways of deploying quantum satellites in space. 
2016-02-17 GovInsider     4 things you should know about quantum encryption  Interviewed by GovInsider for a piece on QKD. 
2016-01-11    Straits Times Online Record $19 billion set aside for science and technology research over next five years Story accompanied by picture of the group's lab.
2015-12-22 Asian Scientist Online Singapore universities launch satellites     Reports successful launch of the Galassia satellite carrying the SPEQS instrument.
2015-12-16 SpaceFlight Now Online PSLV completes commercial launch with six Singaporean satellites  Reports successful launch of the Galassia satellite carrying the SPEQS instrument.
2015-12-15 NASASpaceflight.com  Indian PSLV lofts six Singaporean satellites  Reports successful launch of Galassia satellite: "The Galassia satellite, a two-unit CubeSat built and operated by the National University of Singapore (NUS), carries two research payloads; one to study the conductivity of the Earth's ionosphere by conducting measurements of its total electron content. The other, the Small Photon Entangling Quantum System, or SPEQS, is a quantum communications experiment."
2015-09-26 Prestige Magazine  Alexander Ling, 39  Alex Ling was highlighted as one of the notable Singaporeans in their "40 under 40" section.
2015-09-02 NASA Watch CubeSat Survives Antares Explosion  Post linking to Straits Times story on the CQT satellite payload surviving the Antares rocket explosion.
2015-08-28 AsiaOne  Singapore-made device survives rocket explosion  Republishes story from the Straits Times. Online.
2015-08-27 Straits Times  Singapore-made device survives rocket explosion  News story reporting the survival of SPEQS that was presumed lost in the Antares rocket explosion in October 2014. The satellite containing SPEQS was later found on a beach and tests show it to be still working. Print.
2015-08-01 National Research Foundation Website  Quantum cryptography - Keeping secrets in a world of spies and mistrust  CQT research on QKD is discussed in a feature article on quantum crypto prepared by NRF corporate communications. Published on the NRF website and promoted via the NRF newsletter.
2014-11-05 Channel News Asia  Singapore Tonight Live interivew discussing the SPEQS instrument presumed lost in the Antares explosion.
2014-11-03 Straits Times   Scientist moves on after rocket crash  Follow-up news coverage of rocket, profiling future plans for the project and my career. Print.
2014-10-30 AsiaOne  NUS-built device blows up with US rocket News coverage of the rocket explosion (syndicated from ST). Online. 
2014-10-30 Lianhe Zaobao 美爆炸火箭载有本地器材 科研团队料造新器材 明年升空测试 Singapore’s main Chinese language newspaper ran a story on the rocket explosion as well. Taken mostly from Straits Times. Print.
2014-10-30 Straits Times Researcher working to relaunch quantum experiment destroyed in Nasa rocket explosion Follow-up news coverage of the rocket explosion, profiling future plans for the project. Online.
2014-10-30 Straits Times Rocket blows up with piece of Singapore research The failed launch that presumably destroyed the first experiment into space was first reported on the front cover of the main English language Singapore. Print.
2014-04-25 Physics arXiv blog Entangled Photon Machines Prepare for Space-Based Operations Reports on preprint my group (Ref: arxiv.org/abs/1404.3971 : Near-Space flight Of A Correlated Photon System) about the weather balloon tests of the SPEQS prototype. Online.
2014-04-15 Malay Mail Online Quantum physics may be key to keeping data safe Syndication of commentary by Artur Ekert published in Singapore's TODAY newspaper. Online.
2014-04-15 TODAY Quantum physics may be key to keeping data safe Commentary by Artur Ekert published in Singapore's TODAY newspaper. My work on quantum key distribution is mentioned. Print and online.
2013-10-14 Straits Times Space: the final frontier for coded data? Interviewed by the Straits Times for an article on space-based quantum key distribution. Print.
2013 Surseer Worche   Our second balloon test was described in a Swiss-German newspaper. Print.
2013 Innovation Magazine Meet the Quantum Spaceman Interview for Innovation Magazine. Print.
2013-05-23 Economist Magazine The solace of quantum Overview of efforts to implement quantum cryptography on the ground and in space. My research group was identified as one of the three groups in the world actively working on satellite-based quantum key distribution. Online and in print.
http://www.economist.com/news/science-and-technology/21578358-eavesdropping-secret-communications-about-get-harder-solace