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    The candidate selected will serve as the technical lead of the Quantum Component Characterization Testbed within the Information Technology Laboratory.

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    Responsibilities

    The incumbent will serve as the technical lead of the Quantum Component Characterization Testbed within the Information Technology Laboratory (ITL) Quantum Communication and Network project. Leads research and development in advanced techniques and tools for quantum communication and networking, including quantum device development, characterization and testing. Identifies quantum device performance metrics for quantum networking and collaborates with scientist and engineers to develop corresponding testing protocols. Oversees development of prototype quantum devices such as sources, detectors, interfaces and memories and integrates them into quantum network architecture. Collaborates with colleagues to implement a quantum network testbed and establish quantum network operation protocols. Writes technical reports and makes presentations to technical conference and workshops. Coordinates work with quantum network research in other NIST units.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel to conferences, both national and international, to present research results.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    05

  • Job family (Series)

    1310 Physics

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