First Lt. Jeremiah Williams, front, works in the “clean room” of the Air Force Research Laboratory Sensors Directorate at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio. Lt. Williams is a recipient of an Air Force Edison Grant, which allows active duty researchers to lead short, highly-focused projects, with their own money. (U.S. Air Force photo/Michael Ross)


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  • AFRL/RI Information Institute ®

    The Air Force Research Laboratory's Information Directorate (AFRL/RI) and its Information Institute® (II) solicits faculty participation in the summer component of the Visiting Faculty Research Program (VFRP).

  • AFRL/RI International Program Office

    The International Program Office provides guidance and assistance to the Information Directorate's divisions on all International Cooperative Research, Development, and Acquisition programs throughout the Air Force.The office is responsible for the development and implementation of the directorate's

  • AFRL/RI Organizations

    AFRL/RIB Division OfficeLeads strategic planning for the Directorate.  Responsible for development and oversight of the Directorate's strategic vision.  Cultivates integration, transfer and transition of S&T through corporate messaging and partnerships.AFRL/RIE Division, Branch and Section OfficesTo

  • AFRL/RI Success Stories

    Advanced Capability for Understanding & Managing Effects Networks (ACUMEN): ACUMEN provides the capability to conduct near real-time effects-based plan status monitoring, plan forecasting and impact analysis, plan improvement recommendations, and plan re-apportionment.Air Space Cyber--User Defined

  • AFRL/RIB Division and Branch Offices

    AFRL/RIB - Strategic Planning & Integration DivisionMission StatementLeads strategic planning for the Directorate.  Responsible for development and oversight of the Directorate's strategic vision.  Cultivates integration, transfer and transition of S&T through corporate partnerships.Contact

  • AFRL/RIE Division, Branch and Section Offices

    AFRL/RIE - Intelligence Systems Mission StatementTo lead the discovery, development, and integration of affordable products addressing intelligence community technology requirements for our air, space, and cyberspace force. The division also conducts selected acquisition programs for low-volume,

  • AFRL/RIF Division and Branch Offices

    AFRL/RIF DIVISION AND BRANCH OFFICESAFRL/RIF - Comptroller, Financial Management DivisionMission StatementThis office serves as financial advisor and counselor in business management matters to the director and staff. It also determines comptroller policies and procedures pertaining to the

  • AFRL/RIG Division, Branch and Section Offices

    AFRL/RIG - Information Warfare Division Mission Statement Lead research, development, and integration of affordable information warfare technologies for transition to our air, space, and cyberspace forces.Contact Information: Email: (315) 330-4819DSN: 587-4819Fax: (315)

  • AFRL/RIK Division and Branch Offices

    AFRL/RIK - Contracting DivisionMission StatementTo support the Information Directorate by procuring high-impact, game changing technologies using a variety of acquisition tools enabling the Air Force, Space Force, Mission Partners, and Nation to maintain its superior technical advantage.

  • AFRL/RIO Division, Branch and Section Offices

    AFRL/RIO – Integration & Operations DivisionMission StatementSustain and support installation operations for the Rome Research Site community by delivering quality facilities, environmental services, communication and information systems, logistics activities, force protection, and human resource

  • AFRL/RIS Division, Branch and Section Offices

    AFRL/RIS - Information Systems DivisionMission StatementTo lead research, development, prototyping and demonstration of innovative technologies and systems that advance understanding and application of technologies to enable joint all-domain command and control for Department of the Air Force and

  • AFRL/RIT Division and Branch Offices

    AFRL/RIT - Computing & Communications DivisionMission Statement To explore, prototype, and demonstrate high-impact, game changing computing, communications and networking technologies that enable the Air Force and Nation to maintain its superior technical advantage.Contact

  • AFRL/RITQ - Integrated Photonics and Photon Qubits

    The mission of the AFRL's Quantum Information Processing Group is to generate, manipulate/process, distribute and analyze quantum entanglement both locally and distributed over processing nodes in a quantum network consisting of photon-based and memory-based quantum bits.

  • AFRL/RITQ - Quantum Algorithms

    The AFRL Quantum Algorithms group explores the design and application of quantum algorithms across research topics such as quantum optimization, algorithms, and quantum machine learning. The team also utilizes noisy, intermediate-scale quantum (NISQ) devices.

  • AFRL/RITQ - Superconducting and Hybrid Quantum Systems

    The superconducting and hybrid quantum systems team at AFRL’s Information Directorate (RI) in Rome, New York seeks to develop novel superconducting architectures and cross-modality quantum interface hardware as building blocks for use in quantum networks.

  • AFRL/RITQ - Trapped Ions

    AFRL’s trapped ion team investigates quantum mechanics and quantum information science with the long-term goal of constructing a quantum network made for processing and transmitting quantum information. Quantum networks can be used for a variety of tasks including secure communication, a network of

  • AFRL/RQ Facilities

    WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE FACILITIES Advanced Instrumentation Lab Mach 3 High Reynolds Number Facility Aerospace Power Materials and Components (APMC) Lab Mach 6 High Reynolds Number Facility Combined Environment Acoustic Chamber (CEAC)

  • AFRL/RV - Atomic Clocks & Timing

    AFRL’s Quantum Sensing & Timing (QST) group looks into the development of advanced atomic clocks to further improve time measurements and investigates ways to use and distribute the precise time.

  • AFRL/RV - Levitated Optomechanics

    AFRL’s Quantum Sensing & Timing (QST) group seeks to use optically-levitated nanoparticles to develop solutions for critical problems in navigation and communication. The focus is on employing cutting-edge physics to develop sensors that are functional in a wide variety of situations.

  • AFRL/RV - Photonic Microcombs

    Photonic integrated circuits (PICs) will play a key role in transitioning quantum-enabled technologies beyond the laboratory. While photonic components in the telecommunication bands are relatively commonplace, the infrastructure supporting other wavelengths is relatively lacking. To advance this

  • AFRL/RV - UltraCold Atoms

    AFRL’s Quantum Sensing & Timing (QST) group seeks to take advantage of Nobel-Prize winning cold-atoms physics and related techniques to develop solutions for critical DoD problems in positioning, navigation and timing.