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Quantum Information Science


Information Directorate, RI/Advanced Computing Architecture

RO# Location
13.20.94.B5505 Rome, NY 134414514


Name E-mail Phone
Alsing, Paul M. 315.330.4960


AFRL/RI has a strong interest in Quantum Information Science (QIS) and Quantum Computing (QC). Quantum Information Science research involves interdisciplinary theoretical and experimental work from diverse fields such as physics, electrical and computer science, engineering, and from pure and applied mathematics. We are interested in postdoctoral researchers interested in both theory and experiments in Quantum Information Science, Quantum Computing, Quantum Algorithms development, High Dimensional Entanglement, Relativistic Quantum Information and Quantum Photonic Integrated Circuits for both Quantum Information Processing with strong emphasis on interfacing of photon-based qubits to matter qubits, in particular photon-trapped ion and photon-superconducting qubit interfaces. We also have strong in Quantum Algorithm development for both analogue and digital quantum computing architectures with potential applications to optimization, sampling, machine learning and modeling of in-house quantum photonic processing chip-scale circuits. We are also interested in the effects of decoherence on the propagation and distribution of entanglement for quantum information and communications/networks applications. We also have interest in relativistic quantum information which is concerned with the exploration of entanglement for observers in arbitrary motion, measures of quantum entanglement including geometrical and topological methods, and the distinction between quantum and classical information and its subsequent exploitation.


Quantum computation; Quantum information processing; Quantum entanglement; Quantum algorithms; Quantum error correction; Numerical simulations of quantum computers; Decoherence; HPC; Relativistic quantum information; Geometry and topology of quantum states/information;


Citizenship:  Open to U.S. citizens
Level:  Open to Postdoctoral and Senior applicants


Base Stipend Travel Allotment Supplementation
$76,542.00 $4,000.00

$3,000 Supplement for Doctorates in Engineering & Computer Science

Experience Supplement:
Postdoctoral and Senior Associates will receive an appropriately higher stipend based on the number of years of experience past their PhD.

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