Quibits in Silicon – BAA

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Funding Opportunity ID: 285229
Opportunity Number: W911NF-16-R-0018
Opportunity Title: Quibits in Silicon – BAA
Opportunity Category: Discretionary
Opportunity Category Explanation:
Funding Instrument Type: Cooperative Agreement
Grant
Procurement Contract
Category of Funding Activity: Science and Technology and other Research and Development
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CFDA Number(s): 12.431
Eligible Applicants: Others (see text field entitled “Additional Information on Eligibility” for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility: Eligible applicants under this BAA include degree-granting universities (foreign and
domestic), nonprofit organizations, and industrial concerns (large and small businesses). Proposals are encouraged from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (as determined by the Secretary of Education to meet requirements of Title III of the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended (20 U.S.C. §1061)) and from Minority Institutions defined as institutions “whose enrollment of a single minority or a combination of minorities exceeds 50 percent of the total enrollment.” [20 U.S.C. § 1067k(3) and 10 U.S.C. § 2362]. However, no funds are specifically allocated for HBCU/MI participation.
Agency Code: DOD-AMC
Agency Name: Department of Defense
Dept of the Army — Materiel Command
Posted Date: Jun 20, 2016
Close Date: Oct 21, 2016 Response Dates: White Papers: August 9, 2016 4:00PM Eastern Proposals: October 21, 2016 4:00PM Eastern
Last Updated Date: Jun 20, 2016
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Description: Several silicon-based quantum computing research groups have demonstrated control of single qubits using a number of different physical implementations. Investigations have spanned qubits realized in single electrons or nuclear spins to encoded qubits in systems of multiple spins. However, demonstrations of multi-qubit control in silicon are nascent. The goal of this BAA is to solicit research that would accelerate the development of multi-qubit systems in silicon, advance understanding of the multi-qubit environment that affects high-fidelity qubit operations, and development of optimal approaches to single and two-qubit control in a multi-qubit system.
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Source:: http://www.grants.gov/web/grants/view-opportunity.html?oppId=285229

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