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Christopher Monroe

College Park Professor

Adjunct Fellow
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University of Maryland
2158 PSC Building
College Park, MD 20742

Office Phone:
(301) 405-8631

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    Two JQI Scientists Named 2022 Highly Cited Researchers

    November 15, 2022

    Two JQI researchers named Highly Cited Researchers by Clarivate Web of Science Group. The list highlights scientists whose papers have been heavily cited over the preceding decade.

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    In a Smooth Move, Ions Ditch Disorder and Keep Their Memories

    December 20, 2021

    Scientists have found a new way to create disturbances that do not fade away. Instead of relying on disorder to freeze things in place, they tipped a quantum container to one side—a trick that is easier to conjure in the lab. A collaboration between the experimental group of College Park Professor Christopher Monroe and the theoretical group of JQI Fellow Alexey Gorshkov, who is also a Fellow of the Joint Center for Quantum Information and Computer Science, has used trapped ions to implement this new technique, confirming that it prevents their quantum particles from reaching equilibrium. The team also measured the slowed spread of information with the new tipping technique for the first time. They published their results recently in the journal Nature.

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    Two JQI Fellows Named 2021 Highly Cited Researchers

    November 19, 2021

    Two JQI Fellows are included on the Clarivate Web of Science Group’s 2021 list of Highly Cited Researchers, which recognizes influential scientists for their highly cited papers over the preceding decade. The two researchers are Sankar Das Sarma, who is also the Director of the Condensed Matter Theory Center and the Richard E. Prange Chair and Distinguished University Professor of Physics at the University of Marlyand (UMD), and Christopher Monroe, who is also a College Park Professor.