• 2024 Carr Lecture by Jochen Mannart

    This year's W. J. Carr Lecture Series on Superconductivity and Advanced Materials will be presented by Prof. Jochen Mannhart from the Max Planck Institute of Solid State Research in Stuttgart,
  • Nick Butch Elected as 2023 APS Fellow

    QMC member and NIST Researcher Nick Butch has been elected to the APS 2023 Fellowship. This program recognizes members who have made exceptional contributions in physics research, important applications of
  • $2M NSF FuSe Grant Awarded to QMC Researchers

    A team of UMD researchers led by Carlos Ocampo (MSE and IREAP) and including Ichiro Takeuchi (MSE) have been awarded a $2 million grant to support the discovery of new
  • APPLY NOW for the 7th FQM Winter School!

    QMC is hosting its 7th annual Fundamentals of Quantum Materials Winter School, to be held at the University of Maryland, January 15-19, 2024.  This school, (sponsored by the Gordon & Betty
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  • Interplay between 2D ferromagnetism and transport at the surface of FeSi
    KE Avers, YS Eo, H Yoon, JA Horn, SR Saha… - arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2024 - arxiv.org
    3 days ago - FeSi is a curious example of a $d$-electron system that manifests many of the same phenomena associated with $f$-electron Kondo insulators, including conducting …
  • Fluxonium qubits in a flip-chip package
    A Somoroff, P Truitt, A Weis, J Bernhardt… - Physical Review …, 2024 - APS
    17 days ago - The strong anharmonicity and high coherence times inherent to fluxonium superconducting circuits are beneficial for quantum information processing. In addition to …

Upcoming Events

26 Feb
QMC Colloquium: Xiao-Xiao Zhang, University of Florida
Date 02.26.2024 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
29 Feb
QMC Colloquium: Shu Yang (Frank) Zhao, MIT
02.29.2024 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
4 Mar
PHYS838C - No Seminar: APS March Meetings
03.04.2024 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
11 Mar
QMC Colloquium: Ryo Mori, UC Berkeley
03.11.2024 4:00 pm - 5:00 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