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At work in the Class 7 cleanroom in Broida Hall are from left to right Will Ortez operating the gantry robot, Onofre Jauregui modifying tooling, Susanne Kyre at the measuring microscope, and Alethea Butler-Nalin on the wirebond machine.  The team is made up of engineers, technicians, graduate students, and undergraduates.

Photons exchanging information between optical microcavities containing individual electron spins.

Photons exchanging information between optical microcavities containing individual electron spins.

Optical network of core-shell quantum dots communicating quantum spin information between nodes.

Optical network of core-shell quantum dots communicating quantum spin information between nodes.

Grad student Kurt Soto reflected in the 10 meter mirror of the Keck telescope, used to gather data for his PhD thesis.

Grad student Kurt Soto reflected in the 10 meter mirror of the Keck telescope, used to gather data for his PhD thesis.

A graduate student in Professor Bouwmeester’s lab measures optical properties of photonic crystal microcavities.

A graduate student in Professor Bouwmeester’s lab measures optical properties of photonic crystal microcavities.

Imaging and manipulating arrays of single spins in semiconductors.

Imaging and manipulating arrays of single spins in semiconductors.

Scanning Electron Microscope (Hansma lab) measuring bone strength.

Scanning Electron Microscope (Hansma lab) measuring bone strength.

Professor Elisabeth Gwinn working with graduate students.

Professor Elisabeth Gwinn working with graduate students.

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