IDQ attends Laser World of Photonics 2023
Laser World of Photonics is perhaps the world’s leading trade fair for photonics, bringing together researchers and industry leaders from around the world to discuss the latest advancements in the field. This year’s event set new attendance records, with over 1,300 exhibitors and 40,000 visitors gathering in Munich for the 50th anniversary of the event.
IDQ’s Quantum Sensing team was in attendance, and we thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to see the vibrant activity and new developments in the field. We were also excited to present new results from our R&D team on ultrafast detection and photon-number resolution with SNSPDs in a talk by Giovanni Resta and Tyle Stelzig at the World of Quantum Forum, titled Enabling the Future of Optical Quantum Technologies with SNSPDs.
At our main booth in the World of Photonics hall, we showed off a collection of our photonic sensing products including the ID1000 time controller, ID Qube NIR single-photon detector, and ID3000 picosecond laser as part of an interactive target practice demonstration. Besides being fun, the demo highlighted how easily and quickly these instruments can be configured for a wide variety of experiments in quantum optics – see the video below.
At our World of Quantum booth, we displayed our ID281 superconducting nanowire system and were delighted by the level of activity and interest. At both booths we met with attendees from all over the world and had fruitful conversations with current and future users of our technology.
We made some great connections at Laser World of Photonics 2023 and shared some exciting new developments coming out of the IDQ labs. Our Quantum Sensing team left the show feeling inspired and energized, and excited to continue pushing the boundaries of single-photon detection.