Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information

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Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information
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Agency overview
Formed 2003
Jurisdiction  Austria
Headquarters Innsbruck, Austria
Vienna, Austria
Agency executives
  • Rainer Blatt, Executive Director, IQOQI Innsbruck
  • Časlav Brukner, Executive Director, IQOQI Vienna
  • Markus R. Knabl, Administrative Director, IQOQI Innsbruck
Parent agency Austrian Academy of Sciences
Website IQOQI Innsbruck
IQOQI Vienna

The Institute for Quantum Optics and Quantum Information (IQOQI) (German: Institut für Quantenoptik und Quanteninformation) is a subsidiary institute of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and was founded in November 2003. The institute, with sites in Innsbruck and Vienna, is dedicated to fundamental research in quantum optics and quantum information, both theoretical and experimental.

The research institute has around 100 employees and consists of a section in Innsbruck, with four working groups led by Rainer Blatt, Francesca Ferlaino, Rudolf Grimm and Peter Zoller and two junior groups led by Gerhard Kirchmair and Oriol Romero-Isart, and a section in Vienna with four groups led by Časlav Brukner, Miguel Navascués, Rupert Ursin and Anton Zeilinger. The institute is an independent research center with strong links to the University of Innsbruck and the University of Vienna. Thereby a close exchange of students and postdocs is established and the members of the institute can be integrated in teaching at the universities.

Research groups in Innsbruck[edit]

  • Quantum optics and spectroscopy (Rainer Blatt)
  • Dipolar quantum gases (Francesca Ferlaino)
  • Ultra cold atoms and quantum gases (Rudolf Grimm)
  • Superconducting quantum circuits (Gerhard Kirchmair)
  • Quantum nanophysics, optics and information (Oriol Romero-Isart)
  • Quantum optics and quantum information (Peter Zoller)

Research groups[edit]

  • Quantum foundations and quantum information theory (Časlav Brukner)
  • Foundational and theoretical aspects of quantum information (Miguel Navascués)
  • Quantum information processing and communication (Rupert Ursin)
  • Quantum information and foundations of physics (Anton Zeilinger)

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