Rep. Lamar Smith

Post-doc fellows Meenakshi Singh and Jose Pacheco stand in front of Sandia’s ion beam generator in 2016. Project PI Meenakshi holds a sample qubit structure embedded in silicon. (Sandia National Laboratories / Randy Montoya)

Trump signs National Quantum Initiative into law

President Trump signed the research bill into law Friday.
A miniaturized ion trap for the simultaneous use of different ion strings for quantum information processing. (Institute of High Energy Physics at the Austrian Academy of Sciences in Vienna / Flickr)

National Quantum Initiative heads to the president’s desk

Legislation proposing to develop a unified national strategy for researching quantum information science could soon become law after passing the Senate.