Azure Quantum: Accelerating Scientific Discovery

June 21, 2023

Microsoft announces new advances to Azure Quantum aimed at accelerating scientific discovery including Azure Quantum Elements and Copilot in Azure Quantum, and that we have achieved the first milestone towards a quantum supercomputer.

Azure Quantum: Accelerating Scientific Discovery

Prof. Michael J. Manfra - 2023 IEEE 73rd ECTC Keynote Speaker

May 31, 2023
Prof. Manfra discussed the current state of quantum computing from a hardware perspective, listing the challenges and opportunities ranging from the basic choice of qubit platform, through scalable control and readout, to system architecture for the The 73rd ECTC (IEEE Electronic Components and Technology Conference), held in Orlando, Florida from May 30th to June 2nd, 2023.

 
ECTC 2023: Quantum Computing, Hybrid Bonding, and the CHIPS for America Act 

Manfra Group joins Purdue's Nanoscience Expo

April 14, 2023

The Manfra group's Microsoft quantum lab got to give back to the next generation of scientists and discuss the next generation of computing at the Birck Nanotechnology Center's 2023 Nanoscience Expo!

Open Position // Molecular Beam Epitaxy Engineer

February 24, 2023

The Quantum Semiconductor Systems Group at Purdue University under the direction of Prof. Michael J. Manfra is searching for a full-time Molecular Beam Epitaxy Engineer to drive innovation in our III-V semiconductor molecular beam epitaxy (MBE) growth facilities.

Interest candidates can read more details and apply at Purdue – Careers.

Purdue News // Manfra Group heterostructures support predictions of counterpropagating charged edge modes at the v=2/3 fractional quantum Hall state

February 20, 2023

The Manfra Group is in the news for their recent work, Half-Integer Conductance Plateau at the ν=2/3 Fractional Quantum Hall State in a Quantum Point Contact, published in Physical Review Letters Vol. 130, Iss. 7.

Check out the Purdue News Article, Heterostructures developed at Purdue support predictions of counterpropagating charged edge modes at the v=2/3 fractional quantum Hall state!

Check out this Manfra Group publication and more at Publications - The Manfra Group!

Editor's Pick // Physical Review Letters Vol. 130, Iss. 7

February 17, 2023

The Manfra Group publication, "Half-Integer Conductance Plateau at the ν=2/3 Fractional Quantum Hall State in a Quantum Point Contact" [PDF], chosen as an editor's pick in Physical Review Letters Vol. 130, Iss. 7 [journals.aps.org/prl/issues/130/7].

Congratulations, James Nakamura, Shuang Liang, Geoff Gardner, and Michael J. Manfra!

Manfra Group welcomes Ramon Guerrero-Suarez

January 9, 2023

Manfra Group is excited to welcome PhD student researcher, Ramon Guerrero-Suarez, to the team!

Congratulations to Brandon Dzuba for his publication in the Journal of Applied Physics

November 1, 2022
The Manfra group congratulates Brandon Dzuba on his recent publication!

Elimination of remnant phases in low-temperature growth of wurtzite ScAlN by molecular-beam epitaxy
Brandon Dzuba, Trang Nguyen, Amrita Sen, Rosa E. Diaz, Megha Dubey, Mukesh Bachhav, Janelle P. Wharry, Michael J. Manfra, and Oana Malis
Journal of Applied Physics (2022) doi.org/10.1063/5.0118075 [PDF]

Congratulations to Sara Metti for her publication in Physical Review B

October 17, 2022
The Manfra group congratulates Sara Metti on her first publication!

Spin-orbit coupling and electron scattering in high-quality InSb1-xAsx quantum wells
S. Metti, C. Thomas, D. Xiao, and M. J. Manfra
Physical Review B (2022) doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevB.106.165304 [PDF]

Manfra Group welcomes Dr. Rajendra Kumar

October 13, 2022

Manfra Group is excited to welcome Dr. Rajendra Kumar to the team!