- About Us
- Career Center
- Nano-Social Network
- Nano Consulting
- My Account
January 2nd, 2007
The University of Cambridge is to form one third of a new £6m research collaboration looking at quantum physics.
The sum, one of several new science and innovation awards, has been given to three UK universities by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council. Cambridge, Oxford and Imperial College London will share expertise from their respective Physics departments to examine quantum coherence, promising to improve understanding not just of the quantum world, but to develop fundamental new technologies in nanoscience.
The money will enable the University to appoint two new specialists in ultracold atoms and another in semiconductor optics. It is also investing an additional £3m of its own money in new equipment and the refurbishment of existing facilities within its Cavendish Laboratory to help further improve its capacity for experimental research in coherent quantum systems.
|Related News Press|
Graphene: Progress, not quantum leaps May 23rd, 2016
Albertan Science Lab Opens in India May 7th, 2016
Doubling down on Schrödinger's cat May 27th, 2016
Deep Space Industries and SFL selected to provide satellites for HawkEye 360’s Pathfinder mission: The privately-funded space-based global wireless signal monitoring system will be developed by Deep Space Industries and UTIAS Space Flight Laboratory May 26th, 2016
Are humans the new supercomputer?Today, people of all backgrounds can contribute to solving serious scientific problems by playing computer games. A Danish research group has extended the limits of quantum physics calculations and simultaneously blurred the boundaries between mac April 14th, 2016
UCLA nanoscientists engage shoppers in fun conversations March 8th, 2016
Risk Analysis Publishes Non-Animal Strategy to Assess Nanomaterials February 24th, 2016