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Projects/Programs

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Amplifiers

To process quantum information it is important to have amplifiers with wide bandwidth, high dynamic range, and low noise.

Boulder Microfabrication Facility

Central to fulfilling many of the Division’s programmatic goals, and those of other divisions at NIST-Boulder, the Quantum Electromagnetics Division is

Cryogenics

Low temperatures suppress noise and make quantum phenomena accessible. As a result, cryogenics play a crucial role in precision measurements.

Fabrication

The application of modern micro- and nanofabrication techniques to superconducting and cryogenic electronics is enabling new capabilities and applications.

Flux Quantum Electronics

NIST researchers in the Flux Quantum Electronics (FQE) project develop cryogenic superconductive circuits and measurement techniques for advanced, energy

Ion Traps

The Ion Traps Project collaborates with PML's Ion Storage Group to lower the intrinsic heating of ions from ion trap components.

Magnetic Random Access Memory

The program on magnetic random-access memory develops metrology to determine how spin currents can be generated and used to control and manipulate magnetization

Neuromorphic Computing

Neuromorphic computing promises to dramatically improve the efficiency of important computational tasks, such as perception and decision making. While software

Noise Thermometry

The Noise Thermometry Project is applying quantum-based voltage waveform synthesis to a precision measurement of Boltzmann's constant kB by developing a primary

Novel Devices

Emerging devices such as parametric amplifiers can provide new capabilities for cryogenic sensor systems. The Quantum Sensors Group is studying a range of new

Quantum Microcalorimeters

Superconducting devices at very low temperatures can be used to measure very small amounts of energy. Using this effect, the Quantum Sensors Group is building

Quantum Voltage Project

Developing Josephson Voltage Standard systems in order to improve the accuracy of both ac and dc voltage measurements. Both liquid-helium based systems and

Qubits

The Qubits Project develops new geometries for superconducting quantum binary devices as fundamental building blocks for quantum computing.

Spin Dynamics and Magnetic Microscopy

The Spin Dynamics and Magnetic Microscopy Project develops metrology for magnetodynamic effects such as ferromagnetic resonance, switching, and damping. We

Spin Transport

The Spin Transport program performs basic and applied research, and develops new measurement capabilities, to enable the development of high-speed, nonvolatile