University of Southern California


Biophysics, Engineering & Technology

Center for Quantum Information Science & Technology (CQIST)

The mission of the USC Center for Quantum Information Science & Technology (CQIST) is to advance fundamental experimental and theoretical knowledge in relevant areas of Engineering and Physical Science. Services include: mentoring of graduate and postdoctoral researchers, a vigorous visiting scholars program, development and teaching of novel QIST-based courses, organization of international conferences and workshops, and a regular seminar series. The Center also works in close collaboration with the USC-Lockheed Martin Quantum Computing Center (QCC).

University Park Campus
Seaver Science Center
920 Bloom Walk
Los Angeles, CA 90089-0481
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MOSIS Very Large Scale Integration Circuit Fabrication

MOSIS service infrastructure, together with partnerships with top foundries, provides customers with technologies and manufacturing solutions that span all parts of the production cycle: from small to large-quantity fabrication runs, to packaging and assembly. Services include: low-cost prototyping and small-volume production service for VLSI circuit development and fabrication, among others. MOSIS also provides access to a range of advanced semiconductor processes offered by numerous foundries.

Marina del Rey, Off campus
4647 Admiralty Way, 7th Floor
Marina del Rey, CA 90292-6695
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Nanobiophysics Core

The NanoBiophysics Facility provides researchers with resources to investigate the structure and interaction of biological and synthetic molecules, with emphasis on Nanoscience research. Equipment includes: a Biacore surface plasmon resonance T100; light scattering equipment, both dynamic and multiangle devices from Wyatt; a QuantaMaster 4 spectrofluorometer with near-IR capabilities and time-resolved accessory; an atomic force nanoscope IIIa; a synergy H4 hybrid multi-mode microplate reader; a CD spectrometer J-815; a MicroMax™-007 and two R-AXIS IV++ from Rigaku, X-ray generator/detector-Rigaku 007, protein crystal Screening Robot-Phenix, VP-ITC isothermal titration calorimeter and Crsytallization Robot (Crystal Gryphon).

University Park Campus
John Stauffer Science Lecture
835 Bloom Walk, SHS 163
Los Angeles, CA 90089-2910
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Photonics Center

The Photonics Center analyzes devices and technologies to confine, control and route light, and contains a number of nanotechnology-oriented laboratories. Equipment includes: three types of metal-organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD) systems (The Compound Semiconductor Lab), extensive laser and optics resources (the Optical Communications Laboratory), and microdisk lasers (the Photonics Materials and Devices Laboratory and the Advanced Interconnect and Network Technology lab)

University Park Campus
Vivian Hall of Engineering Building
3651 Watt Way, 1st floor
Los Angeles, CA 90089
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