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Quantum-Inspired Artwork Unveiled

April 18, 2023

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For World Quantum Day on April 14, Berkeley Lab’s Computing Sciences Area (CSA) celebrated the interdisciplinary collaboration between the Advanced Quantum Testbed (AQT) at Berkeley Lab and the California-based contemporary visual artist Benjamin Arizmendi.

Visual artist Benjamin Arizmendi poses in front of his quantum-inspired artwork. (Credit: Paul Mueller/Berkeley Lab)

Arizmendi created “In Search Of Symmetry,” a mixed media composition using quantum information theory and formulas driven by cutting-edge quantum computing research and development at AQT.

Left to right: Benjamin Arizmendi, Helen Cademartori, Bert de Jong, and Irfan Siddiqi. (Credit: Paul Mueller/Berkeley Lab)

The Berkeley Lab Foundation supported the collaboration. Dan Olesen donated the painting, which is now on display in Shyh Wang Hall on the Berkeley Lab campus.

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High performance computing plays a critical role in scientific discovery. Researchers increasingly rely on advances in computer science, mathematics, computational science, data science, and large-scale computing and networking to increase our understanding of ourselves, our planet, and our universe. Berkeley Lab’s Computing Sciences Area researches, develops, and deploys new foundations, tools, and technologies to meet these needs and to advance research across a broad range of scientific disciplines.