Quantum Frontiers

Year:  2019
Date:  01-01-19
Funding:  DFG
Duration:  2019 - 2025

The Cluster of Excellence QuantumFrontiers combines the research strengths of Leibniz Universität Hannover, TU Braunschweig and the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt in Braunschweig with the aim of developing new measurement concepts and sensor topologies based on photonic systems, dedicated semiconductor systems, nanostructures, quantum-manipulated atomic and molecular ensembles, and even macroscopic objects. The IMPT focuses mainly on atomic interferometry and is involved in the following working groups:

Topical Group 1: Portable Quantum Devices and their Applications
This working group deals, among other things, with new geodesic control networks and observing concepts based on transportable clocks and quantum gravimeters, enabled by chip-scale atom traps with integrated optical and electrical components at the nanoscale.

Topical Group 2: Quantum & Nano-Engineering for Interferometry
TG2 topics include theoretical development and experimental application of non-classical light and matter states for precision measurements to the quantum limit in real instruments, and quantum-destructive measurement strategies.