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Projects/Programs

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Amplifiers

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

Boulder Microfabrication Facility

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

Cryogenics

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

Fabrication

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

Flux Quantum Electronics

Ongoing
Researchers in the Flux Quantum Electronics (FQE) Project exploit the inherent quantum behavior of superconductivity to develop cryogenic superconductive

Ion Traps

Ongoing
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

Ongoing
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

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

Noise Thermometry

Ongoing
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

Ongoing
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

Ongoing
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

Ongoing
Goal: To develop Josephson voltage standard (JVS) systems to improve the dissemination of primary standards and the accuracy of voltage measurements from DC to

Qubits

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

Spin Dynamics and Magnetic Microscopy

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

Spin Transport

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

Spintronics for Neuromorphic Computing

Ongoing
One of the most promising new approaches to next generation information processing is spintronics, where information is carried with electronic spin rather than