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Student Award at Quantum Symposium

PicoQuant GmbH awards a "Student Award" prize at the International Symposium on “Single Photon based Quantum Technologies”. Undergraduate and graduate students are encouraged to participate in this best presentation competition which offers a cash award worth 750 Euro. The award is aiming to encourage young scientists to present their work in a broader audience.

2019 Award  

Mariella Minder (left) winner of the Student Award at the 2019 Quantum SymposiumAmong all the excellent contributions, Mariella Minder (Cambridge University Engineering Department, United Kingdom) won the 750 Euro prize with her outstanding presentation on “Experimental quantum key distribution beyond the repeaterless rateloss limit”. Congratulations!




2018 Award

Naomi Holland (left) and Ekkehart Schmift (right) - winners of the 2018 Student Award at the Quantum SymposiumMany excellent contributions made it very difficult for the jury to nominate a single winner. Therefore the student award of 750 Euro was split between Naomi Holland (University of Oxford, United Kingdom) who presented her work on "Optical Tweezers for Neutral Atoms: The Key to a Reliable Atom-Photon Quantum Interface" and Ekkehart Schmidt (Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, Germany) who talked on "Superconducting nanowire single-photon detectors on GaAs with suppressed parasitic counts". Congratulations!