• Unprecedented Re-entrant Superconductivity

    A collaboration between QMC, NIST and the National High Magnetic Field Lab (NHMFL) has produced evidence for a rare phenomenon called re-entrant superconductivity in the material uranium ditelluride, a nearly
  • 2019 Quantum Materials Symposium

    QMC is hosting a one-day symposium focusing on quantum materials research, bringing together researchers from the Departments of Physics, Chemistry and Biochemistry, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Materials Science and
  • Exotic Actinide Superconductor Discovered

    A collaboration between the NIST Center for Neutron Research and QMC has led to a novel discovery of a new spin-triplet superconducting phase in the actinide compound UTe2. Discovered by
  • CNAM Research Featured on Cover of Nature

    Researchers at the University of Maryland have captured the most direct evidence to date of a quantum quirk that allows particles to tunnel through a barrier like it’s not even
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  • Identification of advanced spin-driven thermoelectric materials via interpretable machine learning
    Y Iwasaki, R Sawada, V Stanev, M Ishida… - npj Computational …, 2019 - nature.com
    15 days ago - Machine learning is becoming a valuable tool for scientific discovery. Particularly attractive is the application of machine learning methods to the field of materials development, which enables innovations by discovering new and better functional materials. To apply machine …
  • Anomalous Phase Dynamics of Driven Graphene Josephson Junctions
    SS Kalantre, F Yu, MT Wei, K Watanabe… - arXiv preprint arXiv …, 2019 - arxiv.org
    22 days ago -  … SS Kalantre,1† F. Yu,1† MT Wei1, K. Watanabe2, T. Taniguchi2, M. Hernandez-Rivera3, F. Amet3, and JR Williams1∗ 1Joint Quantum Institute and Center for Nanophysics and Advanced Materials Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College …

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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 Quantum Materials Center supports cutting-edge experimental research in Physics 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