PhoMemtor

PhoMemtor Photonic Quantum Memristor Networks In the past few decades, the field of computer science has witnessed two fundamental paradigm shifts. The first relates to artificial neural networks, which have proven extremely effective in tasks as diverse as language recognition, medical diagnosis, advanced automation and the most advanced artificial intelligence algorithms. The second is quantum…

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MQSens

MQSens Quantum sensing with nonclassical mechanical oscillators Recent breakthroughs have led to creating true quantum states of solid-state mechanical objects. Using cavity optomechanics, quantum acoustics, and nano-electro-mechanics, we will develop new protocols for sensing that make use of the unique properties of these states. While quantum limits to noise and sensitivity have long been an…

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MOCA

MOCA Integrated microwave to optical conversion on a superconducting atom chip The goal of this project is to pave the way for long-distance quantum communications between superconducting quantum (sub)processors with optical photons. We shall develop integrated chips for the conversion between microwave and optical photons using ultracold atomic ensembles. The hybrid chip developed in this…

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Mf-QDS

Mf-QDS Microfluidics Quantum Diamond Sensor The field of microfluidics has witnessed rapid growth in the recent years, and it is now ubiquitous in areas as diverse as biology, medicine, and chemistry. Today, microfluids are a paramount resource in blood testing, printing, and fuel cells, to cite but a few. The ability to estimate the main…

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MENTA

MENTA Accessible Quantifiers of Multipartite Entanglement in Atomic Systems The characterization and classification of multipartite entanglement is crucial for the investigation of many-body systems, foundational problems and quantum technologies. A central goal of the MENTA project is to discover robust, experimentally accessible criteria to witness and explore the many facets of quantum correlations. Multipartite entanglement…

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MAGMA

MAGMA Magnetic topological insulators for robust Majorana bound states We propose to study the interplay between magnetism, band topology, and superconductivity with the aim of realizing robust topological states as future building blocks for quantum computation. Our project will combine experiments, materials simulations, and solid-state theory in order to study Majorana bound states based on…

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LEMAQUME

LEMAQUME LEvitated MAgnets for QUantum MEtrology Levitated micromagnets have been theoretically proposed as building blocks of a number of hybrid quantum systems and as ultralow-noise sensors of torque, force or magnetic field, capable of largely outperforming conventional quantum-limited devices in terms of energy resolution. This outstanding potential is supported by recent pioneering experiments, yet it…

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HQCC

HQCC Hybrid Quantum Classical Computation Hybrid quantum-classical computing combines the power of quantum and classical processors to compute faster. This is of particular relevance in the current Noisy Intermediate-Scale Quantum (NISQ) computing era, when quantum processors are still very limited. Moreover, hybrid computing bears the strongest potential for reaching a practical quantum advantage, as it…

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ExTRaQT

ExTRaQT Experiment and Theory of Resources in Quantum Technologies The emergence of quantum information science and the subsequent development of quantum technologies is firmly rooted in the newly found appreciation of physical properties such as coherent superposition, entanglement and entropy as resources. These resources provide the fuel for quantum technologies that enables them to achieve…

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EQUIP

EQUIP Error Correction for Quantum Information Processing The last years have seen significant advances in the field of quantum technologies, consolidating the development of basic requirements for quantum computation. Protecting the quantum computation from noise and decoherence has become more topical than ever, challenging and bringing quantum error correction fairly close to the integration into…

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