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Linke, Norbert

Linke, Norbert

Assistant Professor
Joint Quantum Institute
Quantum Technology Center

Norbert Linke is a quantum scientist working on different applications of individual trapped atomic ions. He received his undergraduate degree (Dipl. Phys.) in 2007 from the University of Ulm, Germany, working in the lab of Ferdinand Schmidt-Kaler. He earned his doctoral degree (D.Phil.) in Atomic & Laser Physics in 2013 from the University of Oxford, U.K., under David Lucas. After post-doctoral work at Oxford and under Chris Monroe at the University of Maryland, he is now an Assistant Professor and Fellow of the Joint Quantum Institute and the Quantum Technology Center.

Research Area:

Research Projects:

  • Quantum algorithm realizations
  • Telecom-ready quantum networking
  • Quantum simulation with individual ions

Centers and Institutes: : Joint Quantum InstituteQuantum Technology Center

Quantum Computers Are Starting to Simulate the World of Subatomic Particles

Norbert Linke collaborator on work to push the frontiers of quantum simulation theories and technologies through research using current quantum computers.

UMD Wins $5M Phase 2 NSF Convergence Accelerator Award

The National Science Foundation Convergence Accelerator Program has awarded $5 million to a UMD-led team for their work on quantum interconnects for ion trap quantum computers.

UMD to Lead $1M NSF Project to Develop a Quantum Network to Interconnect Quantum Computers

The aim of this project, being supported by the NSF Convergence Accelerator program, will be to enable trapped ion quantum computers to communicate over the internet.

New $115 Million Quantum Systems Accelerator to Pioneer Quantum Technologies for Discovery Science

Berkeley Lab-led Center to catalyze U.S. leadership in quantum information science, and strengthen the nation's research community to accelerate commercialization.

Charting a Course Toward Quantum Simulations of Nuclear Physics

Researchers explore how to map lattice gauge theories to ion traps.

University of Maryland Launches Quantum Technology Center

The new research center will catalyze the development of high-impact quantum technologies.