TIPICQA - COST Action CA17113

Trapped Ions: Progress in Classical and Quantum Applications

The Project

In recent years, ion traps have developed from a topic of fundamental research into a versatile tool for a wide range of research topics and quantum technologies. With the ability to isolate the ions from their environment, atomic and molecular ions can now be studied in unparalleled detail.

Trapped ions are currently the most promising implementation of quantum information processing devices, where many essential building blocks have been developed in recent years. Moreover, magnetic field sensing with high sensitivity has been demonstrated and some of today’s best atomic clocks are based on atomic ions. These applications have the potential to revolutionise many aspects of our daily life. The aim of CA17113 is to enhance the current applications of trapped ions by supporting Europe-wide collaborations and knowledge exchange, and to allow these technologies to be taken a step further towards their commercialisation.

Project Details

Background

Ion trapping has many applications across science and technology. Along with steady progress in high precision mass spectrometry – well developed and widely…

Objectives

This COST Action will strengthen the leading role of Europe in the field of ion trap related science and technologies by organising a Europe-wide…

Scientific Programme

Main aims of the Action are to provide a platform to develop new tools, technologies, and ideas for classical and quantum technologies with trapped ions…

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October 5, 2020
Due to the cancellation of many events this year, the organisers of ECTI and NACTI have agreed to shift the calendar by one year, so that ECTI will be held in 2021 and NACTI in 2022. More details soon to come. Our well-known training school in Les Houches is open for pre-registration (see below). We cross our fingers that January in Les Houches will be on-site and in-snow!
September 7, 2020
Due to the cancellation of many events this year, the organisers of ECTI and NACTI have agreed to shift the calendar by one year, so that ECTI will be held in 2021 and NACTI in 2022. More details soon to come. Our well-known training school in Les Houches is open for pre-registration (see below). We cross our fingers that January in Les Houches will be on-site and in-snow!

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