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Quantum Institute

A new research frontier awaits! Our door is open and we thrive on mutually beneficial partnerships, collaborations that drive innovations and new technologies.


  • Leader
  • Malcolm Boshier
  • (505) 665-8892
  • Email

Two of the Lab's most successful quantum technology initiatives: quantum cryptography and the race for quantum computer

The area of quantum information, science, and technology is rapidly evolving, with important applications in the areas of quantum cryptography, quantum computing, quantum metrology, and advanced quantum-based sensors, some of which are directly relevant to the Laboratory's national security mission.


  • Foster a vigorous intellectual environment at Los Alamos
  • Define and develop strategic thrusts
  • Target and pursue funding opportunities
  • Create strategic external collaborations and alliances
  • Widen local, regional, national, and international recognition of the excellent research conducted under auspices of Los Alamos Quantum Institute

Research Areas

  • Atoms
  • Condensed matter
  • Photons
  • Theory

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