The new Ph.D. Program on "Quantum Technologies" aims at promoting a novel scientific awareness based on interdisciplinary skills useful to the development of quantum devices and technologies.
The PhD program and courses concerning the 36th cycle (currently undergoing the accreditation by the Ministry of University and Research) intend to cover different quantum platforms, building on complementary expertise ranging from physical sciences to chemistry, engineering and informatics. It will cover quantum computation, quantum networks and communication, quantum simulation, quantum sensors and metrology with some focus on quantum interfaces and couplers for integrated hybrid quantum devices. The underlying concept of the need of an interdisciplinary background is that the "whole", i.e. an integrated quantum device, can be better than the sum of its ingredients. Only a smart combination of different platforms can provide flexible and transformational solutions, useful for a variety of quantum applications.
Partners are currently the University of Napoli Federico II, the National Council of Research (CNR) and the University of Camerino. Other prestigious Universities are planning to join next year.
As concern the scientific activities of the PhD program, give please a glance to the website http://www.phd-qt.unina.it/ , under the link "Research Topics".
Courses will be held in Napoli, Firenze and Camerino on the following topics: Fundamental of Quantum Mechanics; Quantum information; Quantum optomechanics, Quantum gases; Superconductivity; Superconducting quantum devices and circuits, Qubits and transmons; Quantum effects in Nanoscience; Quantum Memories and interfaces; Quantum networks and communications; Photonic systems for quantum communications; Quantum simulations through photonic technologies; Analysis, optimization and control of electromagnetic circuits and systems; Atomic interferometry; Quantum measurements and sensor in the Heisenberg limit; Quantum simulations; Generation and characterization of quantum optical states; Quantum communication protocols; Integrated Sources of single photons; Quantum control of single or ensembles of impurities; Quantum sensors based on ultracold atoms.
A presentation of the PhD course is available at the link of the opening day (Febr. 8th, 2019) with program and slides accompanying the talks given in that occasion.
Prof. Francesco Tafuri (coordinator) firstname.lastname@example.org
Sig. Guido Celentano (secretary) email@example.com
The call for the PhD program in Quantum Technologies (36th cycle) has been opened on April 23rd, 2020. Deadline for applications is May 26th, 2020 (hr. 12:00 pm / CET).
Duration: 3 years
Total number of positions: 13
- 4 scholarships are supported on funds by the University of Naples Federico II
- 4 scholarships are supported on funds by the University of Camerino
- 3 scholarships are supported on funds by the CNR - National Research Council
- 2 further positions are available, not supported by funds