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Quantum Electromagnetics Division

Our mission is to provide the metrological foundation for strategic, emerging electronic, magnetic, and photonic technologies by developing high-precision measurement devices, systems, standards, and methodologies and disseminating them to address national needs.

We interact and collaborate with stakeholders in industry, academia, and other government agencies to ensure that we are responsive to their measurement needs in quantum electrical standards; advanced materials analysis using X-ray sensor arrays; superconducting electronics and nanomagnetics for high-speed, energy-efficient, future generation computing; and quantitative medical diagnostic imaging.

News and Updates

Uncrunching the Frequency Spectrum

The squeeze is here, and the crunch is coming. Soon. Explosive demand for high-speed wireless communication is placing growing pressure on the limited frequency

Projects and Programs

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

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

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

Neuromorphic Computing

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

Awards

2019 Van Duzer Prize

The Van Duzer Prize, awarded to the best-contributed paper published in IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity during each volume...

Contacts

Division Chief

Division Secretary

Science Advisor