Research Areas

These principal research directions generate a virtuous cycle for scalable QIS: algorithm development and materials & devices advances drive more scalable quantum computing which, in turn, drives further advances in algorithms and materials & devices.


Applications that employ quantum-accelerated simulation of chemistry and materials systems relevant to clean-energy applications and other DOE missions.

Programming & Algorithms

Algorithms and programming models that enable efficient quantum solutions on quantum testbeds and future scalable quantum computing architectures.


Testbeds located in the Northwest will be used as an open, collaborative laboratories to host experimental quantum computing hardware and validate quantum applications.


Devices created with quantum properties including a quantum computer and other quantum sensing devices.


Materials that are synthesized and characterized for scalable quantum technologies, including quantum computers, quantum sensing and other QIS applications.