Virtual edition of PicoQuant’s Quantum Symposium brings together top scientists from all over the world

Over 120 participants attended and greatly enjoyed this year’s symposium, which was held as an online only event for the first time

Press release

This year’s 3rd International Symposium on “Single Photon based Quantum Technologies” was held as a virtual meeting from September 15-17, 2020. The inspiring three day event brought together more than 120 participants from 35 countries to report on and share their latest discoveries.

As in the previous years, the symposium covered a broad range of topics such as single photon sources, quantum information processing, sensing & metrology, single photon detectors, and quantum key distribution. This diversity of topics gives participants the unique opportunity to get insights into different fields of research in optical quantum technologies.

The scientific program encompassed 6 invited talks by renowned scientists, 15 further live presentations, multiple Q&A sessions featuring every speaker, as well as a poster session with 27 contributions. Various virtual rooms provided ample opportunities for discussions, networking, and exchange of ideas.

A summary video made for the particpants is available on YouTube to get an impression of the virtual version of the symposium: