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Quantum Sensors
Last Updated Date: 07/22/2014

The Quantum Sensors Project develops sensors based on quantum phenomena for spectroscopy, imaging, and other precision measurements for … more

CODATA values of the fundamental constants
Last Updated Date: 04/29/2014

Every four years, the Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) issues recommended values of the fundamental physical constants. The … more

Quantum Physics Theory
Last Updated Date: 04/29/2014

Theoretical work relevant to the determination of values of the fundamental constants, tests of bound-state quantum electrodynamics (QED), and … more

Quantum Information and Measurements
Last Updated Date: 03/21/2014

America's future prosperity and security may rely in part on the exotic properties of quantum mechanics. Research on quantum information (QI) … more

Precision Measurement Grants Program
Last Updated Date: 12/05/2013

Since 1970, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded Precision Measurement Grants to faculty members of U.S. … more

Quantum
Last Updated Date: 10/26/2012

Quantum science and engineering has the potential to revolutionize 21st century technology in much the same way that lasers, electronics, and … more

Quantum State Manipulation of Ultra-cold Atoms and Superconducting Devices
Last Updated Date: 07/25/2012

Theory is being developed and exploited for the quantum operation of laser-cooled and Bose condensed atoms as well as superconducting devices, such … more

Applied Quantum Information Science
Last Updated Date: 05/30/2012

Theory is being developed and used to devise methods for preserving and exploiting the quantum behavior of ever-larger systems and finding … more

Light-matter Interactions in Semiconductor Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 05/30/2012

The quantum optics of light interacting with semiconductor-based nanostructures is being studied to extend concepts of entanglement and coherence … more

Modeling and Simulation of Nanofabrication
Last Updated Date: 03/09/2012

Most manufacturing has historically been based on top-down fabrication and assembly.  With rapid advances in nanotechnology, there is increasing … more

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