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QuantIC launch event

QuantIC will link world-leading quantum technologists with global industry leaders to transform imaging in alignment with industry priorities.

2 March 2015

QuantIC, the Quantum Imaging Centre, was launched at an event at the Glasgow Science Centre on 24th February.

Over 100 people attended the launch event, including academics from the numerous Universities involved in QuantIC as well as representatives from over 30 industry partners.

Professor John Rarity and Dr Jonathan Matthews from the Centre for Quantum Photonics at the University of Bristol are co-investigators on QuantIC, making the University of Bristol a major partner. QuantIC is led by the University of Glasgow and also includes the Universities of Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt, Oxford and Strathclyde.

QuantIC’s interdisciplinary academic team will link with global industry leaders to pioneer imaging and sensing systems with breakthrough functionality by developing quantum-enhanced multidimensional cameras for future commercialisation. Innovations will include:

  • imaging with the most minimal, or only infrared, illumination;
  • imaging at wavelengths unachievable by any conventional camera technology;
  • imaging the microscopic world using quantum light.

QuantIC is one of four new Quantum Technology Hubs funded by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).

Further details can be found on the QuantIC website:

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