Purdue News // Prof. Manfra to receive the 2021 Arden L. Bement Jr. Award

October 20, 2021
Prof. Michael Manfra was announced as the 2021 Arden L. Bement Jr. Award recipient in Purdue News press release, Three professors to receive Purdue’s most prestigious research awards. He is being recognized for a 2020 landmark experiment, conducted by Prof. Manfra and his research team, that found evidence for fractional statistics of quasiparticles called anyons.

New anyon interferometry postdoctoral position open in the Manfra Group

October 12, 2021

The Manfra Group at Purdue University seeks a postdoctoral fellow to study quasiparticle interferometry in the Fractional Quantum Hall Regime.

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New hybrid quantum systems postdoctoral position open in the Manfra Group

October 12, 2021

The Manfra Group at Purdue University seeks a postdoctoral fellow to explore molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) growth of novel AlGaAs/GaAs heterostructures to be integrated into hybrid GaAs/graphene devices designed to probe non-Abelian anyons in the fractional quantum Hall regime.

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Microsoft Quantum Purdue tackles the 2021 team building event

October 1, 2021
Microsoft Quantum Purdue built friendships and conquered challenges at 2021 team building event. Congratulations to the red team!

Special thanks to Outback Team Building and The Spinning Axe.

Manfra Group welcomes Noor Bundhoo to Microsoft Quantum Purdue

September 20, 2021
The Manfra Group welcomes Noor Bundhoo to the Microsoft Quantum lab at Purdue.

Manfra Group welcomes Dr. Ruichen Zhao to Microsoft Quantum Purdue

September 13, 2021
The Manfra Group welcomes Dr. Ruichen Zhao to the Microsoft Quantum lab at Purdue.

Anyonic braiding research obtains global recognition from the Falling Walls Foundation

July 2021
Prof. Michael Manfra selected as a finalist and honoree of the Falling Walls Foundation in the Physical Sciences because of techniques and measurements leading to the direct observation of anyonic braiding statistics developed by his Prof. Manfra’s team including the extraordinary work of postdoctoral researcher, Dr. James Nakamura.

[Purdue University News Article - July 28, 2021]

Direct observation of anyonic braiding statistics | Fig. 2 - Conductance oscillations versus magnetic field and side gate
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Manfra Group wishes Matthew Schulz all the best on his Ph.D. studies at Princeton University

May 2021
Manfra Group says goodbye to Matthew Schulz as he begins his Ph.D. studies in Physics at Princeton University.