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Quantum communications

The Research

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Quantum Transport Measurements

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We are developing the foundational knowledge and measurement infrastructure that will facilitate the use of solid state systems with emergent quantum properties

Quantum Communications and Networks

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The Quantum Communication and Networks Project develops quantum devices and studies them for use in quantum communications and networking applications. Our goal

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Watch NIST’s ‘Atomic Television’ Live and in Color

NIST Researchers Demonstrate Quantum Entanglement with Distant, Synchronized Network Nodes

NIST Researchers Demonstrate Quantum Entanglement with Distant, Synchronized Network Nodes

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NIST Researchers Develop Miniature Lens for Trapping Atoms