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Latest News

July 3, 2020
The last few months have been challenging, with not many news from the labs. However, the ever-growing international ion trap company population has been very successful in funding, awards and press coverage. We'll try to follow this rapid evolution, but for those who need their information faster, do not hesitate to subscribe to our Twitter account @tipicqa which closely follows @Ion_busters and other fore-front ion trappers.
July 3, 2020
25 years of the Cirac-Zoller controlled-NOT gate have changed the landscape in ion trapping, putting stored ions at the heart of quantum information processing. Read Iulia Georgescu's review of this ground-breaking work ...
July 3, 2020
Two months at home and we are craving to get back to our trapped friends. We hope that you still benefit from the offer of webconferences and seminars. In view of the exceptional circumstances, the ECTI conference will NOT take place in July 2020. Alternatives are being discussed and more information is to come soon.
July 3, 2020
Confinement (as it is called in France) - isn't that the optimal state for ion trappers? The situation is difficult, but as physicists we are all aware that only the decrease of the interaction term can halt the growing curve. There are still plenty of things to do, but stay at home !!! We will be happy to spread news about your virtual seminars, courses and ongoing remote activities, please keep us informed !
July 3, 2020
Labs are shut-down throughout all continents. Creating links through other channels is a great idea, and we will be happy to share all your initiatives in this newsletter. The next regular edition is planned for next week.
July 3, 2020
The COST Action is preparing the program for the period May 2020 until April 2021. If you think, that there is an important workshop/meeting/event/outreach/conference missing for the ion trapper community, do not hesitate to contact Markus Hennrich, the Action Chair.
February 15, 2020
Brexit or not Brexit, let our UK-based colleagues be assured that there is always a place for them in the heart of the ion trapping community !!
January 30, 2020
New Year, new website: You’ll find all information regarding the COST Action and its events and calls at There is alos the posibility to subscribe to this newsletter. Do not hesitate to forward this address to anyone intrested.
December 5, 2019
The Management Committee (MC) approved today the application of Slovakia to join our Action.
December 4, 2019
You are more than 1000 ion trappers to receive this newsletter every month, and we see an enthusiastic evolution of subscribers. In order to make this happen, Alejandro Bermudez and I work on this and we need every year a small budget to keep going.

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