Center for Molecular Magnetic Quantum Materials (M2QM)


Hai-Ping Cheng

Lead Institution

University of Florida




To provide the materials physics and chemistry understanding of molecular magnetic quantum materials essential for quantum and conventional computing beyond Moore’s Law.

Research Topics

phonons, charge transport, magnetism and spin physics, quantum information science, materials and chemistry by design, mesostructured materials, synthesis (novel materials)

Materials Studied

Materials: None

Interfaces: None

Nanostructured Materials: 0D, 2D

Experimental and Theoretical Methods

high-throughput screening methods, molecular dynamics (MD), density functional theory (DFT), multiscale modeling, machine learning

Partner Institutions

  • California Institute of Technology
  • Florida State University
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Florida

BES Staff Contact

Michael Pechan, Matthias Graf