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We conduct curiosity-driven research that explores the most basic building blocks of nature with an eye toward potential applications in information science and technology.  


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    JQI Researchers Win 2023 UMD Quantum Invention of the Year Award

    April 30, 2024
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    JQI Alumnus Wes Campbell Elected to APS DAMOP Leadership

    April 11, 2024
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    Join JQI for Our Third Annual World Quantum Day Reddit Event

    April 11, 2024
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Our Research

  • Many-Body Physics

    Some of the most intriguing physics happens when individual particles team up, giving rise to emergent collective properties.

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    Quantum Information and Computing

    JQI physicists are investigating promising quantum computing architectures as well as developing methods to control quantum effects that can be exploited to process information in new ways.

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    Quantum Measurement and Control

    Creating quantum states on demand and controlling them is a critical component to developing practical quantum-based devices.

    Learn More about Quantum Measurement and Control

The ultimate vision is that the type of metrology that exists now in a NIST laboratory might actually be able to exist, even if it's a couple of orders of magnitude worse, outside of the lab.

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Kartik Srinivasan
Adjunct Professor

Outreach & Education

JQI Fellows, postdocs, and students actively engage our community and the broader public in science.

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