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Advanced Microwave Photonics
Last Updated Date: 11/24/2015

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

Optical Characterization of Advanced Thin Films
Last Updated Date: 11/10/2015

A wide range of technologies are impacted by the performance of thin (<100 nm) layers of advanced materials. This is particularly true in the … more

Laser Radiometry
Last Updated Date: 11/08/2015

Accurate characterization of photonic equipment is important for optical communications, medical devices, semiconductor lithography, manufacturing … more

Enriching Silicon-28 to >99.9999% for Quantum Information
Last Updated Date: 10/29/2015

Within the field of quantum computing research, silicon wafers have been identified as a natural substrate on which to form qubits using gate … more

Spectrum Sharing
Last Updated Date: 10/19/2015

Spectrum sharing research in the Communications Technology Laboratory (CTL) is motivated by national priorities to expand the availability of … more

Spin Electronics
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

The Spin Electronics Group develops metrology to determine how spin currents can be generated and used to control and manipulate magnetization in … more

Metrology and Synthesis of 3D Nanostructures
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

Nanostructures are a critical component of innovations in electronics, energy conservation, renewable energy, biomedical research, and health … more

Nanoscale Spin Dynamics
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

The Nanoscale Spin Dynamics Group develops metrology for magnetodynamic effects such as resonance, switching, and damping. We apply our … more

Single Photonics and Quantum Information
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

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

Super-Continuum Laser Solar Simulator
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

This research leverages a new laser technology, the super-continuum laser, to produce a programmable solar simulator that can rapidly configure to … more

Quantum Sensors
Last Updated Date: 10/13/2015

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

Biomagnetic Imaging
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

The biomagnetic imaging program develops standards, measurement methods, and new magnetic imaging modalities for biomedical and environmental … more

Quantum Voltage System Project
Last Updated Date: 10/05/2015

This project is developing new standards using Josephson junctions, superconductor-based devices whose quantum behavior makes them perfect … more

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