Max Planck School of Photonics Autumn School in Nürnberg

This past month, 5 members of IQO attended the annual Max Planck School of Photonics Autumn School in Nürnberg, Germany. From September 25th to September 29th, 4 PhD students and members of MPSP (Franz Roeder, Fabian, Schlue, Silia Babel, Ankita Khanda), as well as an MPSP alumna Dr. Laura Padberg, participated in professional development workshops and visited the Max Planck Institute for the Science of Light in Erlangen. A poster session was held on the second last day of the School with the 1st and 2nd poster prize awarded to Ankita Khanda and Silia Babel. In total, the following posters were presented:


Title: Alternative approaches to practical Quantum Pulse Gates

Authors: Ankita Khanda (presenting author), Laura Serino, Michael Stefszky, Benjamin Brecht, Christine Silberhorn


Title: Loss characterisation of thin-film lithium niobate waveguides with racetrack resonators

Authors: Silia Babel (presenting author), Ernst-Lukas Kuhlmann, Christian Golla, Sebastian Lengeling, Laura Bollmers, Harald Herrmann, Laura Padberg, Christine Silberhorn


Title: Bi-photon correlation time measurements with a two-colour broadband SU(1,1) interferometer

Authors: Franz Roeder (presenting author), René Pollmann, Michael Stefszky, Kai Hong Luo, Viktor Quiring, Raimund Ricken, Christof Eigner, Benjamin Brecht, Christine Silberhorn


Title: Characterising Squeezed Light Sources Using Photon Number Measurements

Authors: Fabian Schlue (presenting author), Take Nomura, Philip Held, Federico Pegoraro, Michael Stefszky, Benjamin Brecht, Christine Silberhorn”