Quantum Sensors group members participated in the Electronics & Nanoscale Engineering Division Away Day, held on 18th June at The Lighthouse in the centre of Glasgow.  Well done to all PhD students who gave talks and especially Koran Jackson who won a prize!

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Very pleased to welcome colleagues and visitors to our labs for the School of Engineering Open Doors Day!

An improved setup for singlet oxygen luminescence detection, carried out with out collaborators at NICT Japan.

K Tsimvrakidis et al Enhanced optics for time-resolved singlet oxygen luminescence detection IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Quantum Electronics (early access)

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Very proud to be a member of the European Space Agency SpaceQUEST topical team.  The Mission Proposal is just published!

SK Joshi et al Space QUEST mission proposal: experimentally testing decoherence due to gravity New Journal of Physics (accepted manuscript)

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Alessandro Casaburi et al. Integrated Joule switches for control of current dynamics in superconducting parallel superconducting strips Superconductor Science and Technology 31 06LT01

Work carried out with our colleagues at AIST, Tsukuba, Japan and CNR Naples, Italy

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We are pleased to host two distinguished visitors from Japan this week!

Left: Professor Akira Fujimaki  from the University of Nagoya gave a fascinating overview of superconducting digital electronics in his seminar on Monday.

Right: Dr Mastaka Ohkubo of the National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) at Tsukuba visited us today and shared his expert knowledge of superconducting detectors for mass spectrometry.   He was impressed to see our miniature 4 K cooler demonstrator!

We are pleased to welcome three new members to the Quantum Sensors Group.

Koran Jackson is starting his PhD under the supervision of Dr Alessandro Casaburi, investigating innovative RF readout schemes for superconducting detector arrays.

Dr Jharna Paul has recently completed a Daphne Jackson Fellowship in nanophotonic devices.   She is joins our effort in fabrication of quantum photonic circuits in support of a major EPSRC programme grant in collaboration with the University of Bristol.

Gregor Taylor has returned to the University after several successful years with Leonardo in Edinburgh.  He will undertake PhD research under the supervision of Professor Robert Hadfield.  He will develop next generation superconducting detectors for mid-infrared single photon detection.

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Left to Right: Koran Jackson, Dr Jharna Paul, Gregor Taylor