US Department of Energy announces US$9.1 million funding for quantum information science research

The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced it is allocating US$9.1 million to 13 projects dedicated to advancing research in quantum information science (QIS) with relevance to nuclear physics. The projects selected for funding cover the development of next-generation materials and architectures for superconducting qubits, solid state quantum simulators, and quantum optomechanical sensors for improving measurements of optical decay, and other areas.