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Quantum technology for a networked world

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18:00 – 20:00 24 Oct 2013
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John Dalton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, Chester Street, M1 5GD

Speakers: Dr Viv Kendon, Quantum Information Group, University of Leeds

The 21st Century has seen the emergence of a networked world, connected by global fibre-optic communications and mobile phones, with geo-location provided through GPS. Discover how the quantum technologies in lasers and atomic clocks have changed our world.

Dr Viv Kendon, from the Quantum Information Group at the University of Leeds talks about the latest developments in quantum technology that have the potential for even more dramatic applications, including communication systems immune to GPS jamming, quantum sensors for medical applications, sensitive magnetometry, gyroscopes and geophysical surveying. See how quantum technology is currently being exploited as well as the prospects for further exploitation in the future.

Event type: Lecture/Talk
Organised by: Manchester Branch

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18:00 – 20:00 24 Oct 2013
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