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Quantum Computing: Improving Josephson Junction Qubits

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Funding Agency 

Army Research Office: Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA)

Description 

Professor Gary Rubloff (MSE/ISR) is the co-PI on an interdisciplinary research collaboration with the Joint Quantum Institute (JQI) that has been awarded a five-year, $2.8 million grant from the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) through the Army Research Office (ARO) to devise, fabricate, study and test a new kind of key component for quantum computing. The team will work on novel methods of constructing the crucial, ultra-thin insulating barrier that lies between two superconductors to form a "Josephson junction."