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Quantum Information and Measurements Programs & Projects

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Advanced Microwave Photonics
Last Updated Date: 03/02/2016

Research on quantum information (QI) seeks to control and exploit exotic properties of quantum mechanics, and researchers are already generating … more

Quantum Voltage Project
Last Updated Date: 01/19/2016

Worldwide access to quantum-based DC voltage standards took a major step forward in 2014 with the introduction of NIST's first Standard Reference … more

Single Photonics and Quantum Information
Last Updated Date: 12/18/2015

The smallest unit of light is a “photon”. Generation, manipulation and measurement of light at or near the fundamental limit of a photon can … more

Terahertz Imaging and Sources
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

Imaging in the terahertz frequency range enables the detection of concealed weapons and other contraband (e.g., explosives under clothing) without … more

Nanostructure Fabrication and Metrology
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

Single photons are the fundamental particles for all optical measurements. Single photon detectors made from avalanche photodiodes or … more

Quantum Processing
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

Quantum coherent materials have become important in magnetic sensors as well as information processing technology. For magnetic sensors, … more

Quantum Conductance
Last Updated Date: 05/28/2015

Graphene, discovered in 2004, has truly extraordinary electronic properties that enable new approaches in many areas where conventional materials … more

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