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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.
October 1, 2019
The COST Action has an ongoing open call for Short term scientific missions (STSMs) which gives support to early career researchers for spending some time (at least one week) in a different lab in order to learn new techniques and methods and discuss mutual approaches.
September 24, 2019
Regarding our colleagues from the UK, COST informs us that: Brexit Update: UK government has extended the Underwrite Guarantee of Horizon 2020 to COST. The UK government has committed to provide funding for eligible UK participation in COST Actions until the end of 2020 in case of a no-deal Brexit.
September 12, 2019
Quantum technologies are one of the major future challenges for research and science, but also a major opportunity for industry with respect to innovation and high technology. Indeed, quantum technologies and devices have already started to have an impact in industry, and several large companies are now developing new quantum devices or have started to integrate already existing devices into their products.
September 9, 2019
Special Issue in Applied Sciences (Open Access Journal): “Optical Trapping of Ions and Atoms 2020: Novel Advances and Prospects“, now open for submissions. Guest Editors: Tobias Schätz, Vladan Vuletic, Michael Drewsen, Jonathan Home, Leon Karpa
September 1, 2019
The next European Conference on Trapped ions (ECTI) will be held in beautiful Djurönäset in Sweden from 13-17 July 2020. Let us also attract your attention, that theses are the last days for submission of an abstract for ECCTI , scheduled 13-17 January 2020 at CERN premises (see below).
August 1, 2019
The abstract submission for the first Early Career Conference in Trapped Ions (ECCTI) is already open, and registration process will follow in the next weeks. This conference is for PhD students and young postdocs only, and will be held 13-17 January 2020 at CERN premises.

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