MAESTRO

MAESTRO Mastering Technologies for Scalable Spin-based Solid-State Quantum Processors MAESTRO addresses realisation of  small quantum processors based on NV diamond spin qubits.  An integrable, small to medium scale and portable quantum processor, operating at ambient conditions, represents chief technical challenges in terms of development of concepts and technologies. The recent breakthrough results, established within this…

VERIqTAS

VERIqTAS Verification of quantum technologies, systems and applications In recent years we observe a wave of novel quantum technologies such as quantum random number generators, quantum annealers or the first prototypes of quantum computers. These devices are believed to soon drastically change the way we process information and communicate, paving a way to important breakthroughs in…

TOBITS

TOBITS Non-Abelian anyons for topological qubits The quantization of Hall plateaus at integer and non-integer, and yet at certain fractional multiples of e2/h with unprecedented precision, is an intriguing phenomenon, which occurs in the two-dimensional electron systems in the presence of a high magnetic field at low temperatures. This fractional quantum Hall (FQH) state is…

T-NiSQ

T-NiSQ Tensor Networks in Simulation of Quantum matter In the Quantum Science era where Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum (NISQ) devices are accessible, quantum information tools to guide their development play a fundamental role. With the foreseen increasing complexity of available NISQ devices, their classical simulations – that drove their development until now – will soon fail to…

SuperLink

SuperLink Superconducting quantum-classical linked computing systems SuperLink aims at tackling critical open problems in quantum computing with superconducting qubits. Superconducting qubits are leading candidates for scaling to disruptively useful quantum computations. However, it has become clear that scaling beyond 100 qubits will require dramatically different architectures since the scientific and engineering overheads of control and…

STAQS

STAQS Shortcuts to Adiabaticity for Quantum Computation and Simulation Adiabatic processes are at the core of countless experiments. They find numerous applications in quantum simulations and quantum computing that range from adiabatic pulse sequences generating quantum gates in superconducting platforms to the preparation of many-body states in cold atoms, to name just a few. At…

SQUEIS

SQUEIS Squeezing-Enhanced Inertial Sensing SQUEIS aims to establish new frontiers in atom interferometry by devising and applying quantum-enhancement techniques based on squeezing to state-of-the-art applications in gravimetry, gradiometry and inertial sensing. SQUEIS explores quantum state engineering in different experimental platforms that are relevant for atomic free-fall and compact trapped sensors. Squeezing-generation techniques in this project…

SPARQL

SPARQL Sequential parametric amplification: quantum technology with multimode light Squeezing is a valuable quantum resource, which enables sensitive optical measurements by overcoming the shot noise – the noise stemming from the photon structure of light. At the same time, squeezing is susceptible to optical loss and inefficient detection, which limits its use in technology. SPARQL…

SiQUOS

SiQUOS Superconducting Silicon Qubit in CMOS Technology Quantum technology for quantum computing builds on a deep understanding of the fundamental phenomena underlying the quantum properties as well as of the phenomena limiting the qubit performance. In addition, the chosen materials and integration technology need to offer a real potential of scalability and reproducibility, as in…

SensExtreme

SensExtreme Quantum sensing with diamond defects at extreme conditions Project “SensExtreme” aims at developing novel, diamond-based quantum sensors which operate at very high magnetic fields (>1 Tesla) and high stresses (> 100 GPa) – a regime of sensing we refer to as “sensing at extreme conditions”. Such sensors are poised to bring advances to various…