Please note the posters will be on display throughout the duration of the conference.

The exhibition will take place on Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 September 2017.

Monday 4 September 2017

  11:00 Conference registration
  12:20 Lunch
  14:00 Welcome

Session Chair: Sonja Franke-Arnold

  14:10 (invited) Magneto-optical trapping and sub-Doppler cooling of molecules
Ed A Hinds, Imperial College London, UK
  14:50 (invited) Polyatomic Molecules: Cool and Cooled
Gerd Rempe, Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics, Germany
  15:30 Cavity-enhanced frequency up-conversion in rubidium vapour
Rachel Offer, University of Strathclyde, UK
  15:50 Refreshments

Session Chair: Jonathan Pritchard

  16:20 (invited) Laser systems for the commercialisation of quantum technologies
James Bain, M2 Lasers, UK
  17:00 (invited) Continuous-time quantum computing
Viv Kendon, Durham University, UK
  17:40 Conference close - Day 1
  18:00 Depart for reception
  18:30 Reception at City Chambers (Sponsored by Glasgow City Life)
  19:30 Reception concludes

Tuesday 5 September 2017

  08:30 Registration

Session Chair: Gordon Robb


(invited) Gigahertz quantum signatures compatible with telecommunication technologies
Natalia Korolkova, University of St. Andrews, UK


(invited) Dressed atom wave-guides, shells and lattices for quantum technology applications
Barry M Garraway,University of Sussex, UK

  10:20 Transport of spatial quantum correlations through an optical waveguide
Plamin Petrov, University of Birmingham, UK
  10:40 Refreshments

Session Chair: Sarah Croke

  11:00 (invited) Ion microtraps for atomic quantum technologies
Alastair Sinclair, National Physical Laboratory, UK
  11:40 Optical nanofibres as probes for cold atomic ensembles
Sile Nic Chormaic, OIST Graduate University, Japan
  12:00 Cavity-induced anti-correlated photon emission rates of a single ion
Ezra Kassa, University of Sussex, UK
  12:20 Lunch with posters and exhibition session

Session Chair: Alison Yao



(invited) Quantising the electromagnetic field near semi-transparent mirrors
Almut Beige, University of Leeds, UK

  15:20 (invited) Paths towards a universal fault tolerant quantum computer
Dan Browne, University College London, UK
  16:00 Refreshments

Session Chair: John Jeffers

  16:20 (invited) Ion acceleration with high power lasers: recent developments and perspectives
Marco Borghesi, Queen's University of Belfast, UK
  17:00 (invited) Probing the extreme: x-ray spectroscopy from inertial fusion plasmas to brown dwarfs
Nigel Woolsey, University of York, UK
  17:40 MHz band surface fluctuation in supersonic molecular beam injection in Heliotron-J plasma
Masaru Irie, Waseda University, Japan
  18:00 Poster session
  20:00 Poster session concludes
  20:00 Delegates free time

Wednesday 6 September 2017

  08:30 Registration

Session Chair: Alastair Sinclair

  09:00 (invited) Quantum cavity optomechanics with levitated nanoscale oscillators
Peter F Barker,University College London, UK
  09:40 (invited) Big Ideas for Giant Atoms: Applying Rydberg atoms to ion beams and terahertz sensing
Kevin J Weatherill,Durham University, UK
  10:20 Chiral Rotational Spectroscopy
Rob P Cameron, University of Glasgow, UK
  10:40 Refreshments

Session Chair: Paul Griffin

  11:00 (invited) Photonic quantum technologies: Metrology, Spins and Photons
John Rarity, University of Bristol, UK
  11:40 Photonic realization of an anomalous topological insulator in a slowly driven lattice
Sebabrata Mukherjee,Heriot-Watt University, UK
  12:00 Analytic few photon scattering in waveguide QED for entanglement generation
David Hurst, University of Sheffield, UK
  12:20 Lunch

Session Chair: Aidan Arnold

  14:00 (invited) Cold atomic gravity sensing for field applications
Michael Holynski, University of Birmingham, UK
  14:40 The spin resonance clock transition of the endohedral fullerene 15N@C60
Edward Laird, University of Oxford, UK
  15:00 Spontaneous magnetic ordering induced by light in cold atomic gases
Gordon Robb, University of Strathclyde, UK
  15:20 Making the most of interference: speckle metrology and its application to cold atoms
Graham Bruce, University of St Andrews, UK
  15:40 Refreshments

Session Chair: Nigel Badnell

  16:00 (invited) Pursuing precision spectroscopy with antimatter: the 1S – 2S transition in trapped antihydrogen
William Bertsche, University of Manchester, UK
  16:40 (invited) Quantum effects in biomolecules
Alexandra Olaya-Castro, University College London, UK
  17:20 Photoexcitation spectroscopy of cold molecules in the Cryogenic Storage Ring CSR
Preeti Manjari Mishra, Max Planck Institute for Nuclear Physics, Germany
  17:40 Coherent Control and Optical Trapping of Ultracold Polar 87Rb133Cs Molecules
Philip Gregory, Durham University, UK
  18:00 Conference close - Day 3
  19:00 Conference Dinner at Oran Mor
  23:00 Conference Dinner concludes

Thursday 7 September 2017

  08:30 Registration

Session Chair: Kevin Weatherill

  09:00 (invited) Buckling transitions and clock order of two-dimensional coulomb crystals
Giovanna Morigi, Saarland University, Germany
  09:40 (Bates Prize winner) Optical control and cooling of levitated nanoparticles
James Millen, University of Vienna, Austria
  10:20 Refreshments

Session Chair: Stephen M Barnett

  10:50 (invited) Entanglement swapping of multiple orbital angular momentum states of light
Jonathan Leach, Heriot-Watt University, UK
  11:30 Observing a quantum Maxwell demon at work
Janet Anders, University of Exeter, UK
  11:50 Tunable-range, photon-mediated interactions between atoms using a multimode cavity
Kyle Ballantine, University of St Andrews, UK
  12:10 Atomic disciplined charge-qubit clock
Deshui Yu, National University of Singapore, Singapore
  12:30 Closing of the conference
  12:40 Lunch
  14:00 Opportunity for lab tours at Glasgow/Strathclyde
  16:00 Lab tours conclude


Key dates

  • Abstract submission deadline EXTENDED:
    24 July 2017
  • Early registration deadline:
    4 August 2017
  • Registration deadline:
    24 August 2017

AMIG Summer 2017

This conference is in conjunction with AMIG Summer 2017. For more information please visit the conference website here.