Quantum Information Sciences at Sandia
Sandia’s Quantum Information Program targets advances in the understanding and mastery of quantum systems for enabling the manipulation of information with greater sensitivity, speed, and security than is possible with classical information processing methods. The Quantum Information Program at Sandia leverages our engineering facilities and expertise while drawing on our science base to link engineering with basic science. Through theory, computational modeling, and experimentation, our program advances the art of the possible in many facets of quantum information sciences. Over the past 15 years Sandia has developed exceptional expertise and capabilities through focused internal investments coupled with Department of Energy (DOE) and other federal program support.
Sandia has built an exceptional Quantum Information Program spanning the entire breadth of Quantum Information Science (QIS) through focused research programs and by utilizing its unique technical capability areas: micro-electronics and quantum device fabrication, nanotechnology, tailored materials, and high-performance computing. Sandia is home to world- class researchers and cutting-edge facilities and is dedicated to supporting our engineering talent in all pursuits from design and test, to control systems and measurement. With both established and exploratory programs, Sandia has expertise and capabilities in a variety of disciplines. Learn more
Qubits: qubit design / development / fabrication / test, entanglement, noise modeling, design tools
Communication: Quantum Key Distribution (QKD), photon source development, single photon detectors, quantum networking
Quantum engineering: architectures, robust controls for quantum gates, qubit and quantum processor performance characterization
Sensing: ultra-high precision timing, acceleration sensing, magnetometry, and electric field sensing; sensing employing both atom and matter wave interferometry
Algorithms/apps: algorithm development, demonstration of few-qubit applications
Engineering: dramatic size-, weight-, and power- reductions for QKD, atomic clocks, and atom interferometers – lasers, photon source, control electronics, integrated photonics, vacuum packaging and systems
Modeling and Simulation: quantum device modeling, design toolkits, error correction simulators
Join the Quantum Team
Sandia is well positioned to continue providing world class research in quantum information sciences to serve the nation in an impactful way. Building on its 15 years of successful investments and R&D activities, Sandia will continue to utilize its unique and exciting capabilities to push the boundaries on the art of the possible. The Sandia Quantum Program plans to hire multiple new positions in quantum science and engineering over the next year. If you would like additional information regarding opportunities for how you could engage in unique, challenging, and meaningful work in the pursuit of national security, feel free to contact us at email@example.com .