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 <​html><​span class="​first">​T</​span></​html>​he **Centre for Quantum Information and Communication** (QuIC) has been active in quantum information sciences since 2001, with research contributions ranging from fundamental physics questions, such as quantum measurement,​ quantum entanglement,​ or quantum nonlocality,​ to more information-flavored topics, such as quantum communication,​ quantum cryptography,​ or quantum algorithms. It has invented and contributed to the demonstration of the first continuous-variable (Gaussian) quantum cryptographic protocol, and has developed the first quantum adiabatic algorithm with a quantum speedup (quantum adiabatic search). ​ <​html><​span class="​first">​T</​span></​html>​he **Centre for Quantum Information and Communication** (QuIC) has been active in quantum information sciences since 2001, with research contributions ranging from fundamental physics questions, such as quantum measurement,​ quantum entanglement,​ or quantum nonlocality,​ to more information-flavored topics, such as quantum communication,​ quantum cryptography,​ or quantum algorithms. It has invented and contributed to the demonstration of the first continuous-variable (Gaussian) quantum cryptographic protocol, and has developed the first quantum adiabatic algorithm with a quantum speedup (quantum adiabatic search). ​
-Recently, it also has contributed to establish the fundamental limit on the transmission rate via Gaussian bosonic channels (the quantum extension of Shannon'​s famous channel capacity formula), and has uncovered ​a quantum two-photon interference effect in the amplification of light akin to the Hong-Ou-Mandel effect.+Recently, it also has contributed to establish the fundamental limit on the transmission rate via Gaussian bosonic channels (the quantum extension of Shannon'​s famous channel capacity formula), and has discovered ​a quantum two-photon interference effect in the amplification of light akin to the Hong-Ou-Mandel effect.
  
 It currently holds two patents, and has published numerous scientific papers, among which two in the journal //Nature//, one in //Nature Physics//, two in //Nature Photonics//,​ and two in //Nature Communications//​. It currently holds two patents, and has published numerous scientific papers, among which two in the journal //Nature//, one in //Nature Physics//, two in //Nature Photonics//,​ and two in //Nature Communications//​.