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2021 Bronze Medal Award


The group is recognized for creating new methods to make silicon electronic and quantum devices with active atomic-scale components. The team developed techniques to isotopically enrich silicon one hundred times purer than ever before, ensuring that the silicon surrounding the devices does not corrupt device operation; to contact these buried atom-scale devices; and to precisely place atoms one-by-one to make atomic-scale devices. Their work extends Moore’s scaling law to its final frontier and creates a route toward commercial silicon quantum technologies.


Joshua Pomeroy

Physical Measurement Laboratory

Michael Stewart, Jr.

Physical Measurement Laboratory

Jonathan Wyrick

Physical Measurement Laboratory