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 The coming quantum technology revolution will profoundly change our understanding of the world and the way we live. SLAC research, including quantum materials for unprecedented computing and ultrasensitive sensors for detecting dark matter, will expedite that transition and help build the quantum workforce of the future.

New technologies

Artificial intelligence. Microchip connections, electric pulses and binary codes.

News Brief

In a new study, SLAC researchers suggest a small-scale solution could be the key to solving a large-scale mystery.

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Press Release

With up to a million X-ray flashes per second, 8,000 times more than its predecessor, it transforms the ability of scientists to explore atomic-scale...

LCLS-II first light

Public lecture presented by Cyndia Yu

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News Feature
VIA Symmetry Magazine

The quantum squeeze

A technique from the newest generation of quantum sensors is helping scientists to use the limitations of the Heisenberg uncertainty principle to their advantage.

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News Feature

SLAC and Stanford partner with two Illinois universities to create the Center for Quantum Sensing and Quantum Materials, which aims to unravel mysteries associated...

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News Feature

Q-NEXT will tackle next-generation quantum science challenges through a public-private partnership, ensuring U.S. leadership in an economically crucial arena.

QIS public-private partnership.
News Feature

Monika Schleier-Smith and Kent Irwin explain how their projects in quantum information science could help us better understand black holes and dark matter.

News Feature

The newly launched Quantum Fundamentals, ARchitecture and Machines initiative will build upon existing strengths in theoretical and experimental quantum science and engineering at Stanford...