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2018 Silver Medal Award

Simmonds, Lehnert, Aumentado, Teufel

Simmonds, Lehnert, Aumentado, Teufel

AWARD CITATION

Awarded for achievements in science and engineering. The group is recognized for seminal work in the creation, characterization, improvement, and realization of the complex components that will form future practical quantum networks, which have the promise to vastly expand the processing speed, information-carrying capacity, and security of networks. The group pioneered unique quantum-based superconducting circuits and quantum-controlled micromechanical resonators that can be deployed together to efficiently and reliably store, process and transmit extremely fragile quantum information across a network. 

GROUP AWARD

José Aumentado

Supervisory Physicist
Physical Measurement Laboratory

Konrad Lehnert

Physicist
Physical Measurement Laboratory

Raymond Simmonds

Physicist
Physical Measurement Laboratory

John Teufel

Physicist
Physical Measurement Laboratory