Centre for Quantum Engineering funding awarded for four projects

A total of EUR 318 000 has been granted for project proposals that represent new openings, support emergence of new technologies, applications, and/or industrial collaboration.
"Water tower"

The following four proposals have received funding from the CQE and pave the way for large-scale initiatives in the field of quantum engineering at Aalto:

Prof. Jaakko Timonen, Prof. Mika Sillanpää and Prof. Sebastiaan van Dijken: Diamagnetic levitated nanoparticles as mechanical resonators, EUR 78 000

Dr. Jan Goetz, Dos. Mikko Möttönen and Prof. Jukka Pekola: Josephson Vector Signal Generator, EUR 80 000

Prof. Petri Ala-Laurila and Prof. Zhipei Sun: Single-photon processing across the neural circuits of the retina, EUR 80 000

Prof. Päivi Törmä and Prof. Sebastiaan van Dijken: Topological lasing in a plasmonic nanoparticle array, EUR 80 000

9 applications were submitted by the deadline in June.  The funding decision, based on the result of four external reviewers and the recommendations of the CQE Scientific Board, was made by the Director of the Centre for Quantum Engineering, Prof. Christian Flindt on 20 Aug, 2018.

Inquiries:

Christian Flindt, Director/ CQE ([email protected])

Minna Günes, Coordinator/ CQE ([email protected]).

 

CQE webpages: http://cqe.aalto.fi/

  • Published:
  • Updated:
Share
URL copied!

Related news

Head of Post-Award Services Jukka Hyvönen and Head of Pre-Award Services Sanna-Maija Kiviranta
Appointments, Research & Art Published:

New Service Heads at Research Services

Sanna-Maija Kiviranta has been appointed as Head of Pre-Award Services and Jukka Hyvönen has been appointed as Head of Post-Award Services. Both teams support Aalto University's researchers in research funding.
A false colour electron microscope image of the bolometer, the scale bar shows a single bacteria, indicating how small the device is
Research & Art Published:

Radiation detector with the lowest noise in the world boosts quantum work

The nanoscale radiation detector is a hundred times faster than its predecessors, and can function without interruption
The details avaiable on the page in a picture with a colourful cartoon of an antropomorphic qubit
Campus, Research & Art Published:

From quantum gateways to super-refrigerators – the quantum technology revolution arrives in Otaniemi

An exhibition uncovering the secrets of quantum technology is opening on 17 October as part of the quantum technology summit
Kuva: Mostphotos
Cooperation, Research & Art Published:

Helsinki Brain & Mind, a new neuroscience hub, awar­ded ERDF fund­ing

The European Regional Development Fund has awarded €500,000 to the University of Helsinki, Aalto University and the Helsinki University Hospital for the development of a research, competence and innovation hub in neuroscience.