The King visits KTH Royal Institute of Technology

On Wednesday 15 May, The King visited KTH Royal Institute of Technology and learnt about the latest research into quantum technology.

The visit began with a presentation on the research field of quantum technology, focusing on quantum computers. A number of doctoral and master's students talked about their research within the area.

The King then visited the Quantum Nano Photonicsexternal link, opens in new window lab, where doctoral students demonstrated their research projects.

The King sends a single photon to Ericsson in Kista via an optical fibre link.

The King sends a single photon to Ericsson in Kista via an optical fibre link. Photo: David Callahan/KTH

The visit concluded by sending an encrypted message in the form of single photons via optical fibre link to Ericsson in Kista.