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DOE to Provide $45 Million for Materials Research in Quantum Information Science

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy announced plans to provide $45 million for new research in chemical and materials sciences aimed at advancing the important emerging field of Quantum Information Science (QIS). “QIS will play a major role in shaping the future of computing and a range of other vitally important technologies,” said DOE Under Secretary of Science Paul Dabbar. This initiative ensures that America will remain on the cutting edge of the chemical and materials science breakthroughs that will form the basis for future QIS systems.”