Center for Quantum Engineering

Bridging quantum science and engineering

Quantum Science

Quantum science with natural and artificial atoms

Quantum Computing

Superconducting qubits, trapped ions, neutral atoms, and more

Quantum Simulation

Emulating quantum behavior with engineered quantum systems

Quantum Networks

Metropolitan-scale quantum communication test bed

Quantum Sensing

Precision measurement with atoms, ions, defect centers, and more

Quantum Control

Controlling quantum systems with coherent electronics and optics

Engineering Quantum Systems

Integrated photonics and electronics

Quantum Workforce

Quantum-engineering education and professional development

Quantum Science and Engineering Consortium

Engaging industry, government, and academia

Quantum Materials and Fabrication

MIT.nano cleanroom and analysis facilities – opened October 4, 2018

MIT Center for Quantum Engineering (MIT-CQE)

The MIT-CQE is a platform for research, education, and engagement in support of quantum engineering
a new discipline bridging quantum science and engineering to accelerate the development of quantum technologies.

News and Events

07-22-2022 | Now out in MIT News and Science Advances from MIT Prof. Keith Nelson and MIT Nelson Group (Coherent Spectroscopy and Coherent Control of Complex Materials) in collaboration with co-authors from MIT and UT Austin: “Snapshots of a light-induced metastable hidden phase driven by the collapse of charge order” by Frank Y. Gao, Zhuquan Zhang, Zhiyuan Sun, Linda Ye, Yu-Hsiang Cheng, Zi-Jie Liu, Joseph G. Checkelsky, Edoardo Baldini, and Keith A. Nelson.

07-22-2022 | Learn more about Atlantic Quantum, a startup founded by members of the MIT Engineering Quantum Systems (EQuS) group, led by MIT-CQE Director and Prof. Will Oliver and Principal Research Scientist Dr. Simon Gustavsson.

07-18-2022 |Now out in Nano Letters from MIT-CQE member, MIT Prof. Karl Berggren and MIT’s Quantum Nanostructures and Nanofabrication Group, in collaboration with researchers from the Jet Propulsion Laboratory at Caltech, NIST, and Department of Physics at UK’s Lancaster University: “Large-Area Superconducting Nanowire Single-Photon Detectors for Operation at Wavelengths up to 7.4 μm” by Marco Colangelo, Alexander B. Walter, Boris A. Korzh, Ekkehart Schmidt, Bruce Bumble, Adriana E. Lita, Andrew D. Beyer, Jason P. Allmaras, Ryan M. Briggs, Alexander G. Kozorezov, Emma E. Wollman, Matthew D. Shaw, and Karl K. Berggren.

07-15-2022 | Watch MIT-CQE Director, MIT Prof. William D. Oliver’s talk at University of Pennsylvania on “Engineering Giant Artificial Atoms and Waveguide QED.”

07-14-2022 | Check out the latest in Nature Physics from MIT-CQE member, MIT Prof. Wolfgang Ketterle, Atomic Quantum Gases @ MIT, and MIT-Harvard Center for Ultracold Atoms: “Long-lived phantom helix states in Heisenberg quantum magnets” by Paul Niklas Jepsen, Yoo Kyung ‘Eunice’ Lee, Hanzhen Lin, Ivana Dimitrova, Yair Margalit, Wen Wei Ho & Wolfgang Ketterle.