Atomic, Molecular & Quantum Physics Program

The Office of Naval Research (ONR) Atomic, Molecular and Quantum Physics Program goal is to advance navigation, timekeeping and sensing technology by investment in long-range, fundamental research. Research presently supported by the program includes: cooling and trapping of atoms and ions; Bose-Einstein condensation and coherent matter-wave physics; optically-based frequency standards; improved time and frequency metrology using quantum entanglement and quantum logic processing; quantum optomechanics; and coherence and control of quantum systems. The Program is a frequent sponsor of SBIR and STTR topics that have the goal of reducing the barriers to entry into advanced quantum research by the development of accessible generic tools, such as compact and robust atom traps and multifunctional lasers.

Note: Proposers are encouraged to contact the program officer to discuss their research interest prior to the submission of formal proposals.

Program Contact Information

Name: Dr. Tommy Willis

Title: Program Officer

Department: Code 31

Division: Electronics Sensors and Network Research


Office of Naval Research
875 N. Randolph Street, Suite 1425
Arlington, Va., 22203

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