The driving forces behind QUAPITAL: scientists and engineers from all across Europe
Mario is senior research associate at RBI and head of the research unit CEMS-Photonics. His research topics include new principles and devices for the generation of quantum coupled pairs of photons, quantum cryptography and quantum communication, holography at low light levels, quantum randomness, quantum contextuality, diode lasers and photon detectors.
Josef is leading research department of Optical networks at the CESNET, provider of e-Infrastructure in Czech Republic. His main fields of interest lay in high performance fibre transmission systems and especially sharing long haul optical fibres for transmission of ultra-stable optical frequency and time or sensing or QKD. He also takes part in relevant research activities of pan-European GÉANT network.
Laszlo is the former head of Institute of Informatics and Economics at University of Sopron. As a computer enginner, his current research interests are quantum computing and quantum communications with a focus on feasibility and security issues.
Group Leader at the Department of Networked Systems and Services, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
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PhD Student at the Department of Telecommunications and Media Informatics, Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Adam is research advisor and group leader at the Wigner Research Centre for Physics, and professor at the Department of Atomic Physics of Budapest University of Technology and Economics. His main research interest is the study of solid state defect qubits for quantum sensing and communication.
Michał is an assistant professor leading the Quantum Photonics Laboratory at the Faculty of Physics, University of Warsaw and the leader of the Quantum Technologies node of the Polish National Laboratory for Photonics and Quantum Technologies (NLPQT). His interests are in multidimensional photonic encoding of quantum information and photonic quantum network interfaces.
Radek is an assistant professor at the University of Warsaw, where he heads the Quantum Optics Lab (http://quantumoptics.fuw.edu.pl) at the Faculty of Physics. He works on applications of quantum optical effects to imaging. His current research interests include spatially resolved photon counting techniques and their applications to quantum imaging.
Rainer is currently setting up his group in Ljubljana. His diverse background includes quantum information processing, quantum optics, quantum communication and quantum optomechanics. His main fields of research are fundamental tests of quantum physics on ground and in space, quantum metrology and quantum communication.
Group Leader at "Horia Hulubei" National Institute for R&D in Physics and Nuclear Engineering (NIPNE), Bucharest, Romania
Radu is Senior Researcher at NIPNE and project director of a national grant to develop quantum technologies in Romania. He also founded Romanian Quantum Network (RoQnet), www.roqnet.ro.
His research interests include quantum information, quantum technologies, foundations of quantum mechanics and quantum communication.