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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Domestic Manufacturing Capabilities for Critical DoD Applications: Emerging Needs in Quantum-Enabled Systems: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25499.
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Domestic Manufacturing
Capabilities for
Critical DoD Applications

EMERGING NEEDS IN QUANTUM-ENABLED SYSTEMS

PROCEEDINGS OF A WORKSHOP

Anne Frances Johnson, Rapporteur

National Materials and Manufacturing Board

Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences

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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Domestic Manufacturing Capabilities for Critical DoD Applications: Emerging Needs in Quantum-Enabled Systems: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25499.
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Suggested citation: National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Domestic Manufacturing Capabilities for Critical DoD Applications: Emerging Needs in Quantum-Enabled Systems—Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/25499.

Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Domestic Manufacturing Capabilities for Critical DoD Applications: Emerging Needs in Quantum-Enabled Systems: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25499.
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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Domestic Manufacturing Capabilities for Critical DoD Applications: Emerging Needs in Quantum-Enabled Systems: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25499.
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Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Domestic Manufacturing Capabilities for Critical DoD Applications: Emerging Needs in Quantum-Enabled Systems: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25499.
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PLANNING COMMITTEE FOR DOMESTIC MANUFACTURING CAPABILITIES FOR CRITICAL DOD APPLICATIONS: EMERGING NEEDS IN QUANTUM-ENABLED SYSTEMS

HAYDN WADLEY, University of Virginia, Chair

ROBERT HULL, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

E. WARD PLUMMER, NAS,1 Louisiana State University

STEPHEN ROSSNAGEL, IBM Corporation (Retired)

SUSAN SINNOTT, Pennsylvania State University

EDWIN L. THOMAS, NAE,2 Rice University

ELIAS TOWE, Carnegie Mellon University

ALAN WILLNER, NAE, University of Southern California

RUDY WOJTECKI, IBM Almaden Research Center

Staff

ERIK SVEDBERG, Study Director

JAMES LANCASTER, Director, National Materials and Manufacturing Board and the Board on Physics and Astronomy

NEERAJ P. GORKHALY, Associate Program Officer

BETH DOLAN, Financial Associate

JOSEPH PALMER, Senior Project Assistant

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1 Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2 Member, National Academy of Engineering.

Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Domestic Manufacturing Capabilities for Critical DoD Applications: Emerging Needs in Quantum-Enabled Systems: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25499.
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STANDING COMMITTEE ON DEFENSE MATERIALS, MANUFACTURING, AND INFRASTRUCTURE

HAYDN WADLEY, University of Virginia, Chair

DIANNE CHONG, NAE,1 Boeing (Retired)

ROBERT HULL, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

ANGUS KINGON, Brown University

CARLOS LEVI, University of California, Santa Barbara

E. WARD PLUMMER, NAS,2 Louisiana State University

SUBHASH SINGHAL, NAE, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

SUSAN SINNOTT, Pennsylvania State University

LEWIS SLOTER, U.S. Department of Defense (Retired)

EDWIN L. THOMAS, NAE, Rice University

Staff

ERIK SVEDBERG, Study Director

JAMES LANCASTER, Director, National Materials and Manufacturing Board and the Board on Physics and Astronomy

NEERAJ P. GORKHALY, Associate Program Officer

BETH DOLAN, Financial Associate

JOSEPH PALMER, Senior Project Assistant

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1 Member, National Academy of Engineering.

2 Member, National Academy of Sciences.

Suggested Citation:"Front Matter." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2019. Domestic Manufacturing Capabilities for Critical DoD Applications: Emerging Needs in Quantum-Enabled Systems: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25499.
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NATIONAL MATERIALS AND MANUFACTURING BOARD

BEN WANG, Georgia Institute of Technology, Chair

THERESA KOTANCHECK, Evolved Analytics, LLC, Vice Chair

RODNEY C. ADKINS, NAE,1 IBM Corporate Strategy (Retired)

JIM C.I. CHANG, National Cheng Kung University, North Carolina State University

THOMAS M. DONNELLAN, Applied Research Laboratory

STEPHEN FORREST, NAS2/NAE, University of Michigan

ERICA FUCHS, Carnegie Mellon University

JACK HU, NAE, University of Michigan

DAVID LARBALESTIER, Florida State University

ROBERT MILLER, IBM Almaden Research Center

EDWARD MORRIS, Consequence Consulting, LLC

NICHOLAS A. PEPPAS, NAE/NAM,3 University of Texas, Austin

F. STAN SETTLES, University of Southern California

HAYDN WADLEY, University of Virginia

STEVEN J. ZINKLE, NAE, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Staff

JAMES LANCASTER, Director

ERIK SVEDBERG, Senior Program Officer

NEERAJ P. GORKHALY, Associate Program Officer

HEATHER LOZOWSKI, Financial Associate

BETH DOLAN, Financial Associate

JOSEPH PALMER, Senior Project Assistant

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1 Member, National Academy of Engineering.

2 Member, National Academy of Sciences.

3 Member, National Academy of Medicine.

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Acknowledgment of Reviewers

This Proceedings of a Workshop was reviewed in draft form by individuals chosen for their diverse perspectives and technical expertise. The purpose of this independent review is to provide candid and critical comments that will assist the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in making each published proceedings as sound as possible and to ensure that it meets the institutional standards for quality, objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the charge. The review comments and draft manuscript remain confidential to protect the integrity of the process.

We thank the following individuals for their review of this proceedings:

Although the reviewers listed above provided many constructive comments and suggestions, they were not asked to endorse the content of the proceedings nor did they see the final draft before its release. The review of this proceedings was overseen by Dirk Englund. He was responsible for making certain that an independent examination of this proceedings was carried out in accordance with standards of the National Academies and that all review comments were carefully considered. Responsibility for the final content rests entirely with the rapporteur and the National Academies.

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