is Director of Research at the Istituto Nazionale di Ottica, CNR-INO and head of the Theory of Quantum Information Group. at the QSTAR – Quantum Science and Technology in Arcetri. His research interests mainly focus on the theory of quantum enhanced interferometry, the dynamics of ultra cold gases andthe foundations of quantum mechanics.
is an Associate Professor of Physics at Sorbonne Université (Paris). His research at the SYRTE laboratory (Observatoire de Paris) focuses on the development of atom interferometry techniques serving high precision measurements of inertial effects, both for field applications and for future gravitational wave detectors.
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is head of the Quantum Sensing with Atoms and Light Group at the Institute of Science and Technology Austria (IST Austria). He received his PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and then worked as a postdoc and Research Associate at Stanford University, Palo Alto. His group aims to develop innovative techniques to control quantum properties of atomic and optical systems with an eye towards applications in the domain of precision sensing. By manipulating the collective properties of cold atomic ensembles in optical cavities, the group intends to build precision sensors of time, force, acceleration, and in the process gain more insight into foundational aspects of quantum mechanics. The current focus is developing entanglement enhanced atom interferometers.
Stephanie Manz is University Assistant at TU Wien. Her main research interests are quantum metrology and matter-wave optics with cold atoms and electrons, with a current focus on cold atoms and interferometry with trapped Bose-Einstein condensates. With a small team, she is developing a trapped Cesium interferometer with tunable interactions.
is a Senior Lecturer in the Cold Atoms research group, part of the Midlands Ultracold Atom Research Centre, and the UK National Quantum Technology Hub in Sensors and Metrology.
He leads the Atom Interferometry group, where he focuses on gravity gradient sensors and their use within applications. This includes developing gradiometers for use in the field and pushing to create more compact and deployable devices, while also investigating approaches to improve their sensitivity.
Michael is active in enabling the translation and commercialisation of quantum technology, and leads a portfolio of collaborative projects with industry ranging from component development to system level realisation of industrial sensor prototypes and engagement with end users.
is a researcher with interests in different quantum mechanical areas. Her main focus is BECCAL (Bose Einstein Condensate and Cold Atom Laboratory), a joint mission between NASA and DLR to investigate atom optics under microgravity. In this capacity she is striving to advance fundamental quantum physics research in space as well as developing new technologies. This includes the preparation of experiments for extreme environments, tackling open challenges, finding novel solutions, and the ruggedization and miniaturization of setups.
In addition to the research on cold and condensed atoms, she is involved in development of optical clocks and quantum repeaters for space based applications. Lisa has a strong interest in decoherence models and is designing an experiment for investigations on macroscopic molecules.
She is currently tasked with building the quantum engineering group within the newly founded DLR institute for quantum technologies and leads the efforts on BECCAL. This summer semester she has started lecturing at the University Ulm.
is research director at CNRS and deputy director of the Institut d’Optique Graduate School in Bordeaux. He received his doctorate at Ecole Normale Supérieure in 1995. Since then, he has been worked on atom interferometer-based inertial sensor experiments, atom lasers and Anderson localization with cold atoms. His current interests are the study of quantum simulators with ultracold atoms and the development of atom interferometers for testing general relativity in space or detecting gravity fields and gravitational waves underground. He is the recipient of the 2012 Louis D award of the French academy, APS fellow and OSA senior member.
is a scientist and professor of physics at the Faculty of Natural Science, Imperial College London. Buchmueller is presently serving as one of the lead scientists on the CMS experiment at CERN’s LHC, the Principal Investigator of the Atom Interferometer Observatory and Network (AION) and also one of the lead authors at Atomic Experiment for Dark Matter and Gravity Exploration in Space (AEDGE). Previously he has been associated with ALPEH experiment at CERN’s LEP collider and the BaBar experiment at SLAC.