Quantum Research and Education to Power the Future
Science at quantum scale controls chemistry and the behavior of materials, therefore the “second quantum revolution” develops new electronics and digital information technologies. Quantum materials host collective electronic phenomena that exhibit unconventional behaviors and can potentially serve as the basis for entirely new computing concepts. Advancements in technology are inevitably driven by the combination of new, nonclassical materials, sensors, and algorithms. Success in such areas requires a new generation of interdisciplinary researchers who approach quantum with an open mind.
The Quantum Science and Engineering Center (QSEC) at George Mason University supports the exploration of these high-risk high-reward ideas by fostering a collaborative, interdisciplinary, community-focused environment at Mason. This provides a unique environment for graduate students, undergraduate students, and postdoctoral researchers to make transformative contributions to quantum technology.
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- Mason represents Virginia at the 2022 Quantum World CongressGeorge Mason University was the only university representing Virginia at the 2022 Quantum World Congress (QWC). Representing Mason at QWC, QSEC galvanized faculty and students to make … Read more
- QWC Session: Quantum in your classroomQuantum in your Classroom is an introduction to quantum science for elementary, middle, and high school teachers. Come learn about what quantum is, why it … Read more
- Seminar: PostPandemic Tool for Quantum Materials and vice-versaPostPandemic Tool for Quantum Materials and vice-versa Speaker: Kenneth Burch LASE | Laboratory for Assembly and Spectroscopy of Emergence | Boston College Friday, October 28, 2022, … Read more
- Pathways to Quantum – 2022 Summer Immersion ProgramRising seniors from across Greater Washington’s school systems are participating in a summer-long Quantum Immersion Program as part of George Mason University and Potomac … Read more
- QSEC ‘s Physicists Have Received a Total of $2.3M Federal Research Funding in 2022QSEC Director Dr. Patrick Vora has been recently awarded $349,997 for a collaborative research fund by NSF on two-dimension physics. This award boosted the total federal … Read more
- Research Grant: experimental and theoretical studies of iron pnictides through zero field nuclear magnetic resonanceQSEC members Dr. Karen Sauer’s team have recently received a grant from NSF to continue the experimental and theoretical studies of iron pnictides through … Read more