• The Green Future of Telecom

    Researchers in QMC, in collaboration with researchers from Brookhaven National Lab, Max Plank Institute, and JQI, demonstrated a strong nonlinear optical response in atomically thin semiconducting WSe₂. They showed that a
  • Gold in the water

    Congratulations to Yash Anand for winning a 2024 Goldwater Scholarship! Yash is an undergraduate student in the Gemstone program in the Honors College and is actively involved in quantum materials research at QMC. Yash joins a
  • 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
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Upcoming Events

15 Jul
QMC Thin Film Meeting
Date 07.15.2024 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
22 Jul
QMC Thin Film Meeting
07.22.2024 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
29 Jul
QMC Thin Film Meeting
07.29.2024 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
29 Jul
Jingnan Cai Meeting
07.29.2024 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
5 Aug
QMC Thin Film Meeting
08.05.2024 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