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Symposium 2019


The eighth annual Winton Symposium will be held on November 7, 2019 at the Cavendish Laboratory on the theme of “Quantum Technologies".

Quantum technologies harness the unique features of quantum mechanics to produce functionality and performance. These have the potential to radically change how we perform computing, sensing and communication to list some of the topics that will be discussed at the Symposium. International speakers will explore the scientific challenges behind the competing technologies that are being used to build the basic components of quantum computers and high-precision sensors and clocks. The full impact of advances in these technologies on business, society and our understanding of fundamental science is yet to be determined; but as the engineering potential comes into focus and investment follows, progress in the field is accelerating.

The one-day event is an opportunity for students, researchers and industrialists to hear a series of talks given by world leading experts.

There is no registration fee for the Symposium and complimentary lunch will be provided, however due to the large demand for places, participants are required to register on-line for the event.

The symposium is organised by Professor Sir Richard Friend, Cavendish Professor of Physics and Director of the Winton Programme for the Physics of Sustainability and Dr Nalin Patel the Winton Programme Manager.

Winton Annual Report 2019

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