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

magnetism and spin physics, quantum information science, mesostructured materials, synthesis (novel systems)

Systems Studied

Systems: molecules

Interfaces: None

Nanostructured: 0D

Experimental and Theoretical Methods

density functional theory (DFT), dynamical mean field theory (DMFT), multiscale modeling

Partner Institutions

  • California Institute of Technology
  • Florida State University
  • Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • University of Central Florida
  • University of Florida
  • University of Texas at El Paso

BES Staff Contact

Michael Pechan, Matthias Graf, Athena Sefat