ELGAR got featured in Physics World Magazine

ELGAR — a European Laboratory for Gravitation and Atom-interferometric Research proposal got featured in Physics World Magazine on November 14, 2019. You can read the article at their website. ELGAR is the only project of research infrastructure in Europe based on matter-wave interferometry. It would use atom interferometry to detect gravitational

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IQuMS 2019, Paris, France

“International conference on quantum Metrology and Sensing” IQuMS 2019 will be held in Paris, France from the 09th to the 13th of December 2019. The conference is organized by the French network SIRTEQ Science and Engineering in Ile de France for Quantum Technologies.

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Successful AtomQT workshop on PHOTONICA 2019

The AtomQT workshop “Quantum coherent effects with ultra-cold atoms” took place from Thursday, 29th, to Friday, 30th August in Belgrade, Serbia. This workshop was organized as a satellite event of the International School and Conference on Photonics, PHOTONICA 2019. The talks presented at the workshop covered exciting new research results

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Open postdoc position in Bordeaux cold atom group

The research group Cold Atoms in Bordeaux is searching for a postdoctoral researcher for their project Atom Interferometry for Space Applications. The research topic is related to quantum gases in microgravity and precision measurements. The first part of the project addresses bubble-shaped quantum gas (3-D spherical shell confinement), both on the theoretical

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Successful AtomQT workshop in Hanover

The COST-powered workshop Terrestrial infrasound gravitational wave detection with atom interferometry successfully took place in Hanover. The aim was to bring specialists for cold atom interferometry together with laser interferometric gravitational wave detection scientists. The event was a great chance to foster collaborations between the two communities. More than 40

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Successful FOMO 2018 conference in Crete

This year’s FOMO (Frontiers of Matter Wave Optics) conference was successfully organized for the third time in Crete and the fifth time overall. It takes place every two years, alternating between Crete and another European city. At the conference participated 120 reputable scientists from around the world (Australia, China, Korea, Mexico, USA,

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FOMO 2018 summer school update

As the FOMO 2018 summer school and conference are approaching, be careful not to miss the deadline for applications, which is 15th July. Here you can take a look at the final list of FOMO 2018 summer school lecturers and courses: Dana Anderson, JILA Colorado (USA): Atomtronics Angelo Bassi, University of Trieste (Italy): Decoherence Philippe Bouyer,

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Registration for the FOMO 2018 summer school is open

Registration for the Frontiers of Matter Wave Optics (FOMO 2018) summer school is now open. The summer school in Crete will consist of courses covering the wider area of matter-wave physics: atom cooling, decoherence, metrology, nonlinear matter waves, atomtronics, macroscopic quantum systems and large scale atom interferometers. The school will take place in the

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Schedule for the AtomQT Crete meeting

The next AtomQT meeting will be held on the Greek island Crete from 16th to 18th April (from 15th for action core group members). Below you can find a map of the location and current schedule. There will be three work packages (WP), three round tables and a management committee meeting on Tuesday. See you

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AtomQT “Quo Vadis?” meeting on Crete

The next AtomQT meeting be held on the Greek island Crete from 16th to 18th April at IESL-FORTH (The Institute of Electronic Structure and Laser of the Foundation for Research and Technology – Hellas). The aim of the meeting is to discuss the future of AtomQT COST network and more importantly, possibilities

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