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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