Results from macQsimal presented at the 2022 Joint conference of the European Frequency and Time Forum & the IEEE International Frequency Control Symposium

Three years after the last in-person IFCS and EFTF, the Time & Frequency community met again at the 2022 joint EFTF and IFCS conference. The event was held between 24 – 28 April at the “Cité des Sciences” science museum in Paris, France with a hybrid option providing online access for those attending virtually. This … Read more

Save the date 21st June – Quantum sensing with hot vapors

Flashy explosion in the background similar to atoms.

The macQsimal project will mark its achievements with a Quantum sensing with hot vapors symposium held as part of the last consortium meeting. Project partners from the University of Neuchâtel will host the meeting, welcoming the project partners in Switzerland. On the 21st of June, the Quantum sensing with hot vapors symposium will welcome all … Read more

Ultra-precise magnetic field detection using squeezed light

macQsimal researchers at ICFO, Charikleia Troullinou, Ricardo Jiménez-Martínez, and Vito Giovanni Lucivero, led by Prof. Morgan Mitchell, showed experimentally that extra-quiet light can make a sensitive magnetometer even more sensitive. Precise detection of magnetic fields is important for applications that range from magnetic brain imaging to the detection of sunken ships. For many of these … Read more

Strong representation of macQsimal at the 2nd European Quantum Technology Conference

The 2nd European Quantum Technology Conference (EQTC) 2021 is a virtual event being hosted by the Irish Centre for High-End Computing and the National University of Ireland,  Galway between 29th November and 2nd December 2021. The event will highlight all of the most prominent and recent advances in European and international quantum technology activities across basic sciences, communication, computing, simulation and … Read more

From the backstage of macQsimal video production

One of the objectives of the EU-funded projects is to increase the outreach for science and innovation. One of the means that has become a popular tool for communicating science to the general public is video. The macQsimal team is developing a series of videos that will not only present the project objectives, results and … Read more

macQsimal presenting at the Workshop on Optically Pumped Magnetometers (WOPM) 2021

The Workshop on Optically Pumped Magnetometers (WOPM) is an annual conference covering topics related to OPM technology. This year the event will be held in a hybrid form allowing participants to meet in person in Berlin, Glasgow and Jena. The local WOPM meeting in Jena, Germany will take place on both days 4th and 5th of October … Read more

Quantum Industry Day in Switzerland

The Quantum Industry Day in Switzerland is back on 5 October 2021 in a virtual conference set-up but with an on-site networking apéro!  Jacques Haesler (CSEM), macQsimal coordinator will welcome attendees at 8:55 a.m. as a moderator for the morning part of the conference and as a leader of the Session E – Quantum Sensors, … Read more

macQsimal collaborator Etienne Batori wins the UniNE preselection of “ma thèse en 180 secondes”

International French-speaking competition of eloquence and popularization whose objective is to present a doctoral subject to an audience in a clear, entertaining and convincing way, in 180 seconds! The Jury selected the three best performances from each institution for the Swiss final. macQsimal collaborator, PhD student, Etienne Batori, won the 1st price of the UniNE … Read more

Hot Vapor Workshop was a success

The Hot Vapor Workshop, organised by the University of Stuttgart in collaboration with macQsimal was the expected highlight of this spring. The event on 22-24 March 2021 was the second edition of this conference, which is intended to become a series with a two-year frequency. It attracted a large audience from the global hot atomic … Read more