The NQO COST Action’s Working Group 1 and Working Group 3 are organising a workshop open to all on Single Photons and Single Spins, to be held at the University of Technology of Troyes (UTT), France, from Tuesday 29th to September 1st, 2017. The overarching goal of the workshop is the foster and nurture connections between academic and industrial european actors involved in Nanoscale Quantum Optics. This is the second instalment of this workshop after the SPSS 2016 meeting in Oxford. This event is supported by the UTT, the CNRS and the CNRS Research Network (GdR) on Quantum Engineering: From Fundamentals to Applications (IQFA) and MajuLab, CNRS-UNS-NUS-NTU International Joint Research Unit, Singapore, as well as the French Laboratory of Excellence (Labex) ACTION on Integrated Smart Systems.
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- Spin-photon interfaces
- Nanoscale single-photon sources and detectors
- Quantum networks with nanoscale devices
- Applied quantum nanophotonics
- Single-spin quantum sensing
- Fundamental studies with nanoscale structures
Confirmed invited speakers
- Natalia Ares – University of Oxford
- Christoph Becher – Universität des Saarlandes
- Sophia Economou – Virginia Tech
- Chris Erven – University of Bristol and KETS
- Patrick Maletinksy – University of Basel and QNAMI
- Boris Naydenov – University of Ulm
- Ruth Oulton – University of Bristol
Please submit your one-page abstract to spss2[at]utt.fr and indicate which kind of presentation you are seeking (oral, poster or any). The submission deadline is extended to 12 June 2017.
Update : submissions for talks is now closed. Submissions for posters remain open until further notice.
You can register here. The deadline for registration is 1 August 2017. The registration fee is 100€, and it will increase to 150€ after August 1st, until August 21st. After August 21st, only on-site registration will be possible. For the Nanoscale Quantum Optics COST members, accomodation and travel can be reimbursed after the event.
Please note that accepted contributions from COST Inclusiveness Target Countries (ITC) can have their registration fee reimbursed and receive additional support (e.g. to reimburse meals).
The ITC countries are : Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, Croatia, Greece, Hungary, Lithuania, Latvia, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, Slovakia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Serbia and Turkey.
University of Technology of Troyes, 12 rue Marie Curie, 10000 Troyes, France.
Easy access, 1 hour 30 from Paris
1 – By car:
From Paris (160 km): highway A5, exit n° 20 Sainte Savine in the direction of Troyes on N60, and then take the ring road.
From Reims (120 km): highway A26 then highway A5, exit n° 21 Saint Thibault in the direction of Troyes on N71, then take the ring road.
From Dijon (150 km): highway A5, exit n° 21 Saint Thibault in the direction of Troyes on N71, and then take the ring road.
2 – By train (90-120 mn)
From ” Gare de l’Est ” train station:
From Gare de l’Est there are trains that go directly to Troyes. Departure is approximately every two hours during the day and evening.
From another train station in Paris:
Take either the underground (metro) or a bus and get off at the Gare de l’Est metro station which is also one of the main train stations. Then, take the train to Troyes.
3- By airplaine
From Charles de Gaulle airport (Roissy):
Take the RATP bus 350 and get off at Gare de l’Est (the journey takes about an hour). The Gare de l’Est station is not located at the end of this bus route so make sure to get off at “Gare de l’Est” or use ROISSY RAIL – go to the RER station in the airport and take RER B in the direction of the “Gare du Nord”. The ticket includes a Metro connection. Get off at Gare du Nord and either take the Metro, or walk (10 minutes) to Gare de l’Est. Total length of the journey is about 45 minutes.
From Orly airport:
ORLYVAL: Take the automatic metro Orlyval to “Antony” station then take RER B in the direction of “Gare du Nord”. The ticket includes a Metro connection. Get off at the Gare du Nord and take the Metro, or walk to the Gare de l’Est (10 minutes). Total length of the journey is about 45 minutes.
Taxi shuttle service from airports
If you come from any nearby airport, you can contact the following shuttle/taxi company from and to the airport (mention it is for a conference at the UTT and may get a discount):
Bike rental in the city
In the city centre, you can rent a bike, see here (system’s language in French only):
Accomodation nearby the UTT is available at the ADPS. Suitable for ESRs.
Please contact : Florence DEMEYERE
In Charge Of Room Rental & Housing
Tel.: +33 (0) 325711093
Here is a list of accommodation with a price list. A bus service will be available from the city centre to the UTT on mornings and on evenings:
**** BEST WESTERN Hotel de la Poste
35 rue Emile Zola – 10000 Troyes
Phone : +33 (0)3 25 73 05 05
**** MERCURE TROYES CENTRE
11 rue des Bas Trévois CS 10113 – 10000 Troyes
Phone : +33 (0)3 25 46 28 28
*** Ibis Styles Troyes Centre
Rue Camille Claudel CS10113 – 10000 Troyes
Phone : +33 (0)3 25 43 24 24
*** Ibis Troyes Centre
Rue Camille Claudel – 10000 Troyes
Phone : +33 (0)3 25 75 99 99
*** LE ROYAL HÔTEL
** Hôtel Arlequin
** Comtes de Champagne
** Hôtel De La Gare
** Hôtel Le Splendid
You can find complete information on hotels at http://en.tourisme-troyes.com
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Sandy de Wreede