Collaboration with Fermat’s library

Before our launch issue finally arrives we have further exciting news to share: Quantum is cooperating with Fermat’s Library, a project enabling collaborative online annotation of scientific papers. Papers published …

40 submissions

Quantum has received over 40 submissions since the launch in mid November! We would like to take this as an opportunity to thank all authors who have shown their support …

Quantum money

How can we ensure that Quantum is financially sustainable? And how are publication fees going to work exactly? In this post we go into the gritty details of Quantum’s finances …

Quantum opens for submissions

Today is launch day! Quantum opens for submissions! To submit, please go to the for authors page, read carefully, agree to Quantum’s terms and conditions, and hit the submit button. …

Terms and Conditions and Code of Conduct

As the launch date approaches, it is a pleasure to announce the terms and conditions of Quantum. Here are some highlights: Licencing information: works published in Quantum will be covered …

Quantum discussed during YQIS conference

Lídia del Rio gave a talk on the core values, the mission, the internal structure, and the making-of of Quantum during the International Conference for Young Quantum Information Scientists 2016 …

Founding Editors

The Steering Board of Quantum has selected the full founding editorial board consisting of the previously announced 6 Coordinating Editors: Guido Burkard, University of Konstanz, Germany Steven Flammia, University of …

Presenting the Coordinating Editors

Quantum is delighted to announce that Guido Burkard (University of Konstanz) Steven Flammia (University of Sydney) Aram Harrow (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Christian Kurtsiefer (Centre for Quantum Technologies / Nat. …

Coordinating editors

Given the high number of excellent applications, the Editorial Board of Quantum can be as broad as we had hoped for. This ensures that editors need only handle submissions in …

Quantum joins Crossref

Quantum has officially joined Crossref and obtained the DOI prefix 10.22331. This means that works accepted in Quantum will receive a DOI starting with https://doi.org/10.22331 upon publication and can then …

Quantum invited by barcelonaqubit.com

Quantum was invited by barcelonaqbit.com, a non-profit think tank, to participate in an “Encuentro Quanticó” (Quantum Encounter) with decision makers from science, industry, and politics, to discuss issues in quantum …

Call for editors closed

The call for founding editors of Quantum has closed. We received a total of 136 applications, of which roughly: 25 full professors, 24 readers and associate professors, 23 lecturers and …

Sharing the love

On the last day of the call for editors, we would like to share some of the support messages that applicants have been sending us. Thank you for believing in …

Should Quantum be selective?

We were amazed by the detailed and lively discussion on various aspects of Quantum happening over at /r/quantumjournal. We would like to thank all participants for their time and over …

Donations welcome!

You can now support making Quantum a success with a small donation! We are confident that, in the long run, the voluntary publication fee will be sufficient to cover the running …

Community feedback

Last week we published the editorial policies of Quantum and opened the call for editors. In the first few days, we already received over twenty applications (and keep receiving more), …

Open call for founding editors

Quantum is opening its first call for founding editors. Quantum is an effort by researchers and for researchers to make science more open and publishing more transparent and efficient. If …

Editorial policies published

Today Quantum publishes its editorial policies. They are the result of a consultation process between the Steering and the Executive Boards and specify the details of the submission and peer-review …

Non-profit organization officially created

The non-profit organization backing Quantum and ensuring its long term viability has been officially approved by the responsible Austrian authorities. The non-profit goes under the name “Verein zur Förderung des …