• QMC Researchers Awarded Templeton Foundation Grant

    QMC faculty Dan Lathrop and Johnpierre Paglione, together with project leader and JQI member Victor Galitski, have recently been awarded a grant from the John Templeton Foundation for their proposal
  • QMC Staff Wins Dean's Award

    QMC Engineer Doug Bensen has been awarded the Dean's Outstanding Employee Award for his dedication and effort to assist all manner of technical challenges in our center and other parts
  • Global Policies for Quantum Technology

    A new report by CIFAR overviews quantum technology R&D strategies and initiatives in a selection of countries with comprehensive policy measures. The report overviews the three primary areas of quantum
  • Millisecond coherence in a superconducting qubit

    The team of QMC faculty member Vlad Manucharyan have reported a record coherence time for their fluxonium qubit, achieving an average single-qubit gate fidelity above 0.9999, surpassing that of any
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  • Anomalous normal fluid response in a chiral superconductor UTe 2
    S Bae, H Kim, YS Eo, S Ran, I Liu, WT Fuhrman… - Nature …, 2021 - nature.com
    7 days ago - Chiral superconductors have been proposed as one pathway to realize Majorana normal fluid at its boundary. However, the long-sought 2D and 3D chiral superconductors with edge and surface Majorana normal fluid are yet to be conclusively found. Here, we report …
  • Planar Hall effect in c-axis textured films of BiSb topological insulator
    RC Budhani, JS Higgins, D McAlmont, J Paglione - AIP Advances, 2021 - aip.scitation.org
    17 days ago -  … more...View Affiliations: 1 Department of Physics, Morgan State University, Baltimore, Maryland 21251, USA; 2 Maryland Quantum Materials Center and Department of Physics, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742, USA; …

Upcoming Events

27 May
QMC COLLOQUIUM: Ankit Disa, Max Planck NYC/Hamburg
Date 05.27.2021 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