• Distinguished University Professor

    QMC Prof. Richard Greene has been named a Distinguished University Professor—the highest academic honor bestowed by the University of Maryland. This award is in recognition of his peerless Teaching, Leadership, Service and
  • QMC Undergraduate Research

    Undergraduate researchers Emerson Hemley, Winslow Weiss and Yash Anand, as well as high school student Sarah Celaya, have been actively involved in quantum materials research in QMC. Congratulations to Winslow
  • Quantum Materials Invention of the Year

    QMC Prof. Cheng Gong was awarded the University of Maryland’s annual Invention of the Year for developing a technology that allow stores, warehouses, and other users to accurately determine the
  • How To Make UTe2 Crystals

    QMC researchers present a protocol to synthesize two types of UTe2 crystals -- those exhibiting robust superconductivity, via chemical vapor transport synthesis, and those lacking superconductivity, via molten metal flux synthesis
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  • Detection of a Pair Density Wave State in UTe
    Q Gu, JP Carroll, S Wang, S Ran, C Broyles… - arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2022 - arxiv.org
    23 days ago - Although UTe$_2$ is a very promising candidate material to embody bulk topological superconductivity, its superconductive order-parameter $\Delta(\mathbf)$ remains …
  • Quantum oscillations of the Fermi surface in the topological semimetal YPtBi
    H Kim, J Lee, H Hodovanets, K Wang, JD Sau… - Physical Review …, 2022 - APS
    36 days ago - The bismuth-based half-Heusler materials host a nontrivial topological band structure, unconventional superconductivity, and large spin-orbit coupling in a system with …

Upcoming Events

6 Oct
QMC COLLOQUIUM: Liang Wu, University of Pennsylvania
Date 10.06.2022 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
10 Oct
PHYS838C Seminar: Niko Reed
10.10.2022 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
13 Oct
10.13.2022 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
17 Oct
PHYS838C Seminar: Yi-Hsiang Huang
10.17.2022 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
20 Oct
10.20.2022 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Contact Info

QMC is an interdisciplinary research center located in the Department of Physics
at the University of Maryland, College Park.

Director: Johnpierre Paglione

Phone: 301.405.8285
Fax: 301.405.3779
Email: qmc@umd.edu

A Message from the Director

JP coverThe Maryland Quantum Materials Center supports cutting-edge experimental research in Physics, Chemistry, Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Maryland. Including a diverse range of faculty, research scientists, graduate and undergraduate students, QMC researchers are working on topics ranging from the search for new quantum materials to the design of new electronic devices that work on new physical principles.

The research done today in QMC will have an impact on the technological challenges of tomorrow, from high-speed computing to energy generation, storage, and transfer. QMC provides an exciting, collaborative environment for undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral researchers to receive excellent training for careers in science and technology. Please take a look at the rest of this website to find out more about our exciting center!

--Johnpierre Paglione, Director