From quantum astronomy to quantum communications workshop, 18-19 December 2023

This workshop was organised on the occasion of the celebrations of the 90th anniversary of the birth of Italian physicist Fortunato Tito Arecchi and held in Florence, Italy, on the 18th and 19th of December.  The consortium contributed with a talk on “Single-photon detection with InGaAs/InP SPAD: device optimization and fast-gating circuits”.

Quantum 2023, 11-15 September 2023

MeTISQ consortium organised a special session on Quantum Communication and participated to the discussion panel during the “Round Table on Single-Photon Sources and Detectors Dictionary to Support the Emerging Quantum Industry”, organised by NIST and EMN-Q.

NEWRAD 2023, 11-15 September 2023

The MeTISQ consortium contributed with two talks (Raupach at al., 2023, InGaAs-based transmission trap detector at telecom wavelengths; T. Kübarsepp et al,  Observation of photon number dependent after pulsing in commercial SNSPD) and two posters.  The conference program can be viewed here.


MeTISQ consortium presented the main outcomes of the project at the Special session on experimental quantum metrology supported by the EUROPEAN METROLOGY NETWORK for QUANTUM TECHNOLOGIES

Hitchhiker’s Advanced Guide to Quantum Collapse Models Workshop, November 2022

The consortium was invited to give an oral presentation at Hitchhiker’s Advanced Guide to Quantum Collapse Models workshop that was held on the 31th October 2022 to 4 November 2022 at the National Laboratory of Frascati (LFN), Frascati, Italy. The title of the presentation was “Non  Estimating anomalous weak values via a single photon detection” .

Single Photon Workshop, November 2022

The MeTISQ consortium contributed with several papers to the the Single Photon Workshop 2022 (Seoul, South Korea). These included one invited talk on “Developing metrology at the photon counting regime for testing the implementation security of quantum communications”. The workshop scientific programme can be viewed here.

Photon 2022, September 2022

Presentation on “Standardised measures for security assurance of quantum photonic hardware”  within the Industry Technology Programme,  held alongside the Photon 2022 conference (UK). The Industry Technology Programme focused on discussing cutting edge technology in optics and photonics from an industrial perspective.

SPIE Optics and Photonics Conference, August 2022

Paper on “Coherent phase transfer for real-world twin-field quantum key distribution”  was presented at the SPIE Optics and Photonics Conference, held in California in 2022.  Conference presentation can be accessed here.

Quantum 2.0 Conference and Exhibition, June 2022

One talk on  “Atomic Clocks Technologies Supporting Twin-Field QKD in a Real World” was presented as the Quantum 2.0 Conference. Recording and abstract are available here.

Conference ‘Il Piemonte e la Cybersecurity 4.0’, March 2022

This conference on Cybersecurity was organized by the Piedmont Region in collaboration with CSI Piemonte, TOP-IX, INRiM, LINKS Foundation and Politecnico di Torino,

Invited talk on ‘Quantum security, una nuova frontiera’ from one of the MeTISQ consortium partners.

Joint Symposium on Quantum Interconnects and Metrology, March 2022

The Symposium aimed to address the metrology needs of the quantum physical layers for networks, from quantum PICs, quantum grade optical interconnect and passive components and to identify standardisation priorities for quantum interconnect metrology.

EQTC 2021, December 2021

The MeTISQ Consortium, in collaboration with the EMN-Q, co-organised the EQTC 2021 Workshop 4.1 – EURAMET support to Quantum Technologies Standardisation . The Conference was the 2nd European Quantum Technologies Virtual Conference of the EU Quantum Flagship.

Representatives from EMN-Q, EURAMET, EU Quantum Flagship, ETSI ISG-QKD and CEN CENELEC FGQT attended the Workshop.

In this context, the Project Co-ordinator presented an overview of MeTISQ as use case of EMPIR Normative projects in support of Metrology and Standarsation of Quantum Technologies.

NanoInnovation, September 2021

A paper on “Quantum Metrology: results and perspectives in the context of the EURAMET European Metrology Network for Quantum Technologies” was presented at the NanoInnovation 2021 Conference & Exhibition, Italy.  Recording can been found here.

CIM 2021, September 2021

One paper was presented at the 20th International Metrology Congress, CIM2021, France

“Understanding the influence of dead time, dark counts and pulse frequency on the detection of ultra-weak laser pulses”.

QCrypt2021, August 2021

Two posters were presented at the 11th International QCrypt (Quantum Cryptography) virtual meeting in August 21.

“Coherent phase fluctuations suppression for real-world twin-field quantum key distribution” – poster can be downloaded here.

“Actively-Stabilised Variable-Asymmetry Mach-Zehnder Interferometer for QKD Device Characterisation” – download the poster here.