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Single Photons Single Spins (SPSS) Meeting 2016

September 12, 2016 - September 13, 2016

The NQO COST Action’s Working Group 1 and the WASPS FP7 consortium are organising a workshop open to all on Single Photons and Single Spins, to be held at St-Catherine’s college in Oxford, UK, from September 12th to 13th 2016. The overarching goal of the workshop is the foster and nurture connections between academic and industrial european actors involved in Nanoscale Quantum Optics.

The SPSS meeting will be followed by the NQO COST Action WG1 meeting on the 14th.

The Program (short version) can be downloaded here (updated September 7 2016).

The Book of Abstracts is available upon request to Félix Bussières (felix.bussieres[at]unige.ch).


  • Spin-photon interfaces,
  • Nanoscale single-photon sources and detectors,
  • Quantum networks with nanoscale devices,
  • Applied quantum nanophotonics.

Invited speakers

An industry session will be held on the 13th with the following speakers :

Round-table discussion

A round-table discussion focused on the opportunities arising from the recently announced EC Flagship on Quantum Technologies  will take place on the Tuesday afternoon. Panellists will include Prof. Tommaso Calarco (Ulm University, Leader of the Qute Coordinated Action, to be confirmed) and Prof. Andrea Ferrari (Cambridge University, Director of the Cambridge Graphene Centre, to be confirmed).

Abstract submission (now closed)

Please submit your one-page abstract to and indicate which kind of presentation you are seeking (oral, poster or any). The submission deadline is May 27th, 2016.


The program can be downloaded here (updated September 7 2016)

Book of abstracts

The Book of Abstracts is available upon request to Félix Bussières (felix.bussieres[at]unige.ch).

Registration and accommodation (now closed)

Register and book accommodation here. The registration deadline is July 29th, 2016. The accommodation is at the College.

Download the flyer.

The Venue and accommodation : St-Catherine’s College. Information on how to get there can be found here.

Dining Hall


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Meeting room

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September 12, 2016
September 13, 2016
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Félix Bussières
Jason M. Smith
Christophe Couteau
Costanza Toninelli
Christoph Becher
David Hunger


St-Catherine’s college
Manor Road
Oxford, OX1 3UJ United Kingdom
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